Nam owes Malawi Queens K1 million: Players want unpaid allowances settled

Netball Association of Malawi (Nam) is yet to pay about K1 million to Malawi Queens players for their participation in the August Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Malawi Queens players during training camp...Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Malawi Queens players during training camp…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Some players confirmed the development saying they were being frustrated to be taken for granted.

“Each player was supposed to receive over K90, 000 for night allowance and game bonus. Up to now nothing has happened,” said one player.

Another player said they were surprised that despite Airtel Malawi and other companies pumping in a lot of money to the Queens they are not paid their allowances for the Commonwealth games.

The players said they were frustrated and that they lack motivation.

This development comes after two more key players Cecilia Mtukule and Tina Kamzati have pulled out of Malawi Netball Queens squad as they prepare for the  Fast5 Netball Series in New Zealand. The event begins on November 7.

The two have followed the country’s only netball export Mwawi Kumwenda who excused herself from the camping squad due to dental problems that require medical attention abroad.

Nam president Rose Chinunda conceded that the association owes the players their allowances for the Commonwealth games but assured the players that they will be paid.

Meanwhile, Queens players were paid their training allowances on Wednesday, each player received K20,000 after the Queens’ official sponsors Airtel Money gave out K6 million to the team for training and camp expenses at Blantyre Youth Centre on Tuesday.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
6 years ago

NAM zochititsa manyazi iwambiri K20 000 ndi chaninso R500 SA money ai zachisoni kwambiri maiko mwanzathumu amawapatsa ndalama zambiri or ataluza koma inu mwawapeza atsikana olimbikila ngati awa osayamika bwanji, atsikana awa akuyenela kukhala ndi njale yakeyakeA BMW, Audi, VW polo koma ia K20000 kanuko mukuganiza kangapindule chani pamiyoyo yao, kuno Ku SA anthu o mixer mato amalandila R200 pa tsiku almost K8000 x28 days how much does this guys earn a month

mbone kela
mbone kela
6 years ago

MWAONATU NANGA PALI MAU:mungakame bwanji mkaka pamene ng’ombe ilindinjala musayembekezele zabwino pamene simunazale zabwino: yambani mwadyesa ng’ombe kenako kamani
mkaka: ma QUEENS ATIIKAPA MAP PAZIKOLONSE

ISHMAEL BULEYA
ISHMAEL BULEYA
6 years ago

Nam iwonepo bwino pakulephera kupita kwama player ena or kusachita bwino, Maykhulidwe a Mary waya ndi o pasula chonde chonde!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mong'onyolani
6 years ago

Bvuto la a Malawi ndi kukonda ‘kupakula’ kapena ‘tiwamwere’

Mccarthy
6 years ago

Malawi will never develop” unless we fix the leaking bucket, the main problem its Cash-gate.

APM
APM
6 years ago

cashgate of the sponsorship money. malawi sadzathekadi ndaona ine.

mboma
mboma
6 years ago

20 pin allowance??????????? now i understand mwai kumwenda snubbing of the queens!!!!!!!!!!, malawi sazatheka, kuchuka kupakula koma!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Think Tank
Think Tank
6 years ago

Malawi!

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