Saenda names Malawi Queens squad for  World Cup qualifiers: Sindie, Ntukule, Dimba dropped

Malawi Queens headcoach Griffin ‘Zagaro’ Saenda  has finally named his final squad which will travel to Zambia to represent Malawi flag in the 2018 African Netball World Cup qualifiers slated for Lusaka, Zambia from August 13-18.

Kukoma Diamonds centre Sheila Dimba dropped
Caroline Ntukule Ngwira :Dropped
Malawi Queens star power Mwai Kumwenda will not be in the squad because of injury and Sindi Simutowe is dropped

Out of the 21 players which were invited into camp for preparations ahead of the competition two weeks ago Saenda has only picked 12 players and have so far dropped  nine  which include Tigresses top shooter Sindie Simtowe, Kukoma Diamonds stars of  veteran defender Caroline Ntukule Ngwira and attacker Shira Dimba as well as Civonets match maker Rose Nkanda.

A total of seven African netball countries are expected to clash in this year’s competition as they will be battling out to book their place at the 2019 Netball World Cup scheduled for Liverpool, England
where a total of 16 teams are expected to contest.

Currently only six teams namely Malawi, Jamaica, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and England have automatically qualified for the next year’s Netball World Cup.

The Queens opening fixture at the African Netball World Cup qualifiers will be against Zimbabwe on August 14. Malawi will then proceed to face the  most improved African netball side Uganda in the following
day before taking on Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Kenya.

The participating teams are Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe and the host-Zambia.

Here is the full Malawi Queens squad:


Joannah Kachilika— (Thunders Queens)
Towera Vikhumbo—(Kukoma Diamonds)
Juli Sambo—(Blue Eagles Sisters)
Martha Dambo—(Thunder Queens)
Laureen Ngwira—(Northumbria-UK)


Thandie Galeta Saenda—(Thunder Queens)
Bridget Kumwenda Chalera—( Kukoma Diamonds)
Takondwa Lwazi—(Blue Eagles Sisters)


Joyce Mvula—(Manchester Thunder-UK)
Alinafe Kamwala-(Kukoma Diamonds)
Jane Chimaliro—(Civonets)
Jesca Mazengera Sanudi—( Kukoma Diamonds)


Head Coach— Griffin Saenda Senior
Assistant Coach—White Mulilima
Physical Trainer—Grifin Saenda Junior
Team Doctor—Junier Kazembe
Team Manager— Jane Kachali

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Thako linyada
4 years ago

Chekera miyendoo. Ha! ine kusilira

A Few Good Men
A Few Good Men
4 years ago

Can someone tell me, if we automatically qualified for world cup, then why are we going to play now??

A Few Good Men
A Few Good Men
4 years ago

we are proudd of you. all the best

WILL BE broadcasted on which TV?

Girl lady
Girl lady
4 years ago

Eeee New Team Go Ladiess!!!! adzionetsa pa chani?

4 years ago

My my my, do us proud ladies!

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