4 reach Presidential finals
Four regional champions have qualified for the national finals of the Presidential netball trophy following successful qualifiers over the weekend.
Prison Sisters will represent the Eastern Region while the Central Region has Green Sisters as its ambassadors. Young Sisters will represent the Northern region.
In the Southern Region, Alliance Capital Stars also reached the finals after defending the regional championship following their 19-4 victory over Blantyre All Stars.
However, the game ended prematurely due to heavy rains, but by that point, it was certain that Alliance would triumph.
Alliance Capital Stars captain Phallace Mkama said they were looking forward to the finals.
“We had to sweat to win. Our counterparts were equally prepared but we tried our best to overcome them. Now we want to prepare thoroughly and impress at the national finals. Our focus is to do much better at national finals. We should break how we performed during the previous battle,” she said.
Blantyre Stars senior player, Francine Chikagwa, said they were impressed with their improvement.
The regional champions pocketed K200,000 each with the runners-up K150,000.
However, Alliance Capital Stars got an extra K100,000 after guest of honour, Shalice Amosi, the managing director of Terrace The Wonderful Drug, donated the amount.Amosi also donated K50,000 to the runners-up, Blantyre All Stars.
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