Malawi star Mwai Kumwenda named player of the Netball World Cup 2015

Malawi’s evergreen shooter Mwai Kumwenda is the queen of the court; she  was on Sunday named the Netball World Cup 2015 Player of the Tournament.

Mwai Kumwenda: Queens of the court

Mwai Kumwenda: Queens of the court

As the most prolific shooter of the 2015 World Cup it is not only the 91% accuracy but the volume that Kumwenda puts up with 351 goals in 8 games  over the 10 days and only 31 misses.

In 2011 Kumwenda shot 222 goals – at the same 91% accuracy rate.

Kumwenda started playing netball at 15 but not taking the game seriously until she was 17. Her prodigious netball ability has taken the now 25 year old to international notice and she was the first African player to sign in a New Zealand Championship franchise, playing for Canterbury Tactix for the past two seasons.

However she had honed her skills earlier in Australia when Victorian coach Maxine Wauchope spotted talent in the 19 year old at the 2009 World Youth Cup in the Cook Islands, and invited Kumwenda to train with her Victorian League team Peninsula Waves.

Making her World Cup debut in Singapore, the Malawi Queen has 57 caps to her name including two Commonwealth Games in Delhi and Glasgow, African Championships and international Tests.

After the fifth place playoff Kumwenda said: “I am pleased with my performance during the event but I don’t think of me. I really concentrate on the whole team’s performance and try to do my best for them.”

Asked how she keeps the goals going in she says she “puts up 500 practice shots every day –and I don’t miss a day.”

A humble and worthy Queen of the court.—Netball World Cup

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chenene
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Peace Chawinga (North) Sindi Simtowe (North) Mwabi Kumwenda (North) Towera Vinkhumbo (north) Chimaliro (North) Ngwira (North), Mhango (North). Northern Region is on 6th position in the world in netball and provides World Netballer of the Year 2015!!!! Mitundu inayi muti chani??? Kkkkkkkkkkkkkk. God blessed Northern Region and mubibidwa simunati hahahahaha!!!

Observer
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I have been privileged to have worked in different countries especially in Africa. Countries that worst their time doing tribalism are delaying in development. In Rwanda; people are not comfortable to ask them whether they are Hutu or Tutsi. This is not reflected even in their passports. They are just called Rwandans. Please my fellow Malawians. Let us remain united because there’s power in working together. Lest we forget

shadreck Kaunda
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Welldone Mwabi Kumwenda.You have made Malawi proud. Chiuta wakutumbike iwe msungwana.

Allan malipa
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Malawian girls should emulate Mwai, she started small but today she is being recognized by the globe, keep it up Mwai

Kanda
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Mwayi we are proud of you as malawians. Let no one abuse your profession. Enanuso musatukwanepo apa

John Paul
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I wish you were my wife. Love you….

Wisdom Prosper Ian Nyirenda
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Good is not better. The best is yet to come. Keep fire burning!

Katong'ongo
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Nyapapi, did you send Mwai to Sydney????? It was the God given gift and talent that sent Mwabi NyaKumwenda to Sydney. Musalakwitse dzina kukhala Mwai instead of Mwabi kuti akhale otafuna nawo mbewa. She is Mwabi NyaKumwenda, kamwana kakutowa, kanthombi, kaswenga (cute queen), Ka NyaMsopa Dayire Kumwenda.

So Mr. Nyapapi you are regretting for sending your sisters, nieces and aunties to jando??? chinamwali??? kuchosafumbi??? Usiye tsankho Nyapapi. God is watching and your foul mouthing will plunge you into an irreparable debacle.

mwe
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I might not be the best netballer of the world but whatever i does am inspired to do to my best…….congratulations.

kamfana
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Nyapapi STOP writng ur RACIAL/ TRIBALISTIC STATEMENTS.Kodi tsiku lina sungalembeko chinthu cha Nzeru? Always SANKHO BASI.Kodi A Tumbuka adakulakwirani chani?Tinadziwa kale kuti momwe zililimu,poti Mwai ngwa ku Mpoto, zomwe zilembedwe zikhala zosiyana ndi MUTU wa Nkhani.Nyapapi iwe mumtima wako munazaza za chiwembu basi.Mtsikana mbali yake anayetsetsa mpaka 351 goals in 10 games.It was not an EASY TASK.Ndiponso team yonse inayetsetsa. BRAVO THE QUEENS!!!,BRAVO MWAI!! Nyapapi moyo wonyoza usiye.

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