New faces have been on the list of nominees for the Player of the Tournament Award in the GOtv Fast5 Netball Champions League which winds up today in Lilongwe.
Sources gathered by our reporters show that Complex Tigresses shooter Ellen Chiboko, Blue Eagles Sisters centre Takondwa Lwazi and Civonets defender Beauty Nyangulu ae the new faces included in the GOtv Fast5 Netball Champions League awards.
According GOtv Fast5 Netball Champions League sponsors this year’s gala slated for tonight at Sunbird Capital in Lilongwe, will see Towera Vinkhumbo (Diamonds), Grace Mhango (Tigresses), Martha Dambo (MTL Queens) and Nyangulu will battle for the Best Defender Award.
For the Best Centre Award, the nominees are Lwazi, Beatrice Mpinganjira (Tigresses), Bridget Kumwenda (Diamonds) and Rose Mkanda (Civonets). Chiboko, Grace Chazungulira (Diamonds), Cecilia Mtukule (Blue Eagles) and Loveness Sambo (Mafco) have been nominated for the best shooter prize.
Speaking to Chimwemwe Nyirenda, MultiChoice’s Malawi marketing manager said: “a section of media personalities, former netballers and umpires were mandated to nominate the players for the awards.”
“So far we cannot reveal names of people who nominated the players because that could go against our procedures. But what you should know is that a different team of media personalities, former players and umpires will declare the eventual winners of the awards on Saturday,” said Nyirenda.