We can not resign over Queens’ poor performance – NAM

Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has refused to reshuffle its executive committee following Malawi Queens’ poor performance in the just ended Fast5 tournament in Australia.

We can’t resign – Matiya

Queens’ lost all its five matches at the tournament that made netball fraternity to ask for resignation for some positions in the association.

Speaking soon after landing at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) from Australia Khungekire Matiya said her association did everything possible to help Malawi Queens prepare for the tournament.

“There is no reason for us to resign. It is not the first time the team has done badly. We need just to go back to our drawing board and analyze the performance and come up with solutions. There are lessons that we have learnt,” said Matiya.

Asked if Mwawi Kumwenda has a chance to serve the nation in the next tournament, Matiya said Mwawi is always welcomed to play for her nation.

“Mwawi is still our own, she can play for the nation when she wants to and she is in the setup to travel to England next month,” she said.

Kumwenda was expelled from the team after she reported late at the training camp before the World Fast5 series in Australia.

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