NAM releases names to go into camp for World Cup preparations

By McLloyd Kudzingo

The Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has released names of twenty one Malawi Queens players to go into residential camp to prepare for the forthcoming 2023 Vitality Netball World Cup slated for July 28 to August 6 in Cape Town, South Africa.

According to a statement released by NAM Technical Director Samuel Kanyenda, signed by General Secretary Isaac Chimwala, foreign based players Mwawi Kumwenda, Joyce Mvula, Caroline Mtukule and Towera Vinkhumbo are amongst those that have been called into camp.

All players and team officials are expected to report to NAM offices located at Bingu National Stadium (BNS) in Lilongwe by 4 June, 2023.

The statement further states that foreign based players will join the camp once they have arrived in the country.

Below is the full list of players :


Sindi Simtowe (Tigresses)
Jane Chimaliro (Civo)
Salome Nkhoma (Blue Eagles)
Jessica Mazengera (Kukoma Diamonds)
Cynthia Khunga (Civo)
Brenda Kapira (Tigresses)
Nancy Njawala (Blue Eagles)
Mwai Kumwenda (Australia)
Joyce Mvula (New Zealand)


Takondwa Lwazi (Blue Eagles)
Milliam Mshani (Civo)
Molly Chisambiro (Blue Eagles)
Thandi Galeta (Lioness)
Lusako Mhango (Civo)
Mervis Msungama (Lioness)
Florence Gamuka (Shizaella)


Laureen Ngwira (Tigresses)
Grace Mwafulirwa (Tigresses)
Martha Dambo (Tigresses)
Mary Msumba (Prison)
Madalitso Mkandawire (Blue Eagles)
Shabel Bengo (Kukoma Diamonds)
Mphatso Kanyimbo (Ekwendeni Resource)
Caroline Mtukule (UK)
Towers Vinkhumbo (UK)


Technical Director -Sam Kanyenda
Assistant Coach- Eleanor Mapulanga
Physical Trainer – Madano Tepatheya
Team Director – Junier Kazembe
Team Manager -Agness Chaima