As the K360 million Airtel Money national netball finals approaches, and as teams prepare, its come to our attention that about 75 teams have been registered.
Information sourced by Malawi-Sports indicate that it will be a busy weekend as 19 teams will battle it out in the southern region, 16 in the eastern, 22 in the central and finally 18 in the north to try and secure a spot in the national finals.
Confirming of the development to journalists Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) general secretary Carol Bapu, said; “It will be a busy and exciting weekend for netball lovers in the country. People should come in their large numbers to witness games in this crucial stage.”
In a separate interview with Mzuzu Product and Operations Manager for Airtel Mone, Bigboy Makoloma said Airtel Malawi would continue sponsoring netball as a way of developing players for the national team.
“We decided to sponsor netball with a whooping amount of K360 million as a way of improving netball in the country so that the Queens should continue to be number one in Africa,” said Makoloma.
Makoloma further disclosed that Airtel and NAM agreed to have the national finals at Katoto netball grounds in Mzuzu starting from 29 to 31 May.