By Staff Reporter
Netball Association of Malawi(NAM) president Khungekile Madise Matiya says she will not contest in the forthcoming elections slated to take place on August 7 in Salima.
Matiya said this in a statement released on Tuesday evening.
In the statement Matiya says she wishes best of luck to all those vying for various positions in the elections.
Reads the statement in part,
“I am writing to you in relation to (NAM)Executive Committee elections.
Before the postponement of the elections in May 2021,I had expressed interest
to contest for the Presidency ,and indeed I was nominated for the same.”
“However, I have reconsidered my position and have decided not to contest in
the upcoming elections scheduled for 7 August 2021.”
Matiya who also served as General Secretary for Netball Africa and Southern Region Netball League (SRNL), says she will be available to assist the new executive committee in the transition.
Matiya, was nominated for the post of president alongside NAM’s former treasurer Abigail Shariff and former Malawi Queens captain Emmie Waya-Chongwe.