Malawi Queens stuck on 6th place


Malawi National Netball Team is stuck on position six on latest International Netball Federation (INF) rankings released on Tuesday.

The development comes as the netball Queens’ continental rivals, South Africa, have improved their rating to close in on fourth position.

The Queens are still sixth, with a rating of 117, whereas fifth-placed South Africa have a rating of 141, and they are closing in on fourth-placed Jamaica who are rated 149.


Australia top the rankings with a rating of 209 whereas second-placed New Zealand have a rating of 186. England are third with a rating of 160.

According to, the rankings have been updated to reflect matches played between July 1 and September 13 2017.

“After an impressive showing at the Quad Series, and a 2-0 series win over Fiji, South Africa is drawing closer to Jamaica in fourth position. As for Fiji, their series defeat to South Africa sees them fall one place into eighth, and Wales benefit as they rise one place into seventh.


“Following their Pent Series triumph, Zimbabwe leap-frog Zambia into 15th. Malaysia rise to 20th, thanks to their SEA Games gold medal,” reads the release in part.

Netball Association of Malawi General Secretary, Carol Bapu, Wednesdayday called for more support to the Queens for them to be playing test matches regularly.

“South Africa has risen [on the rankings] because they have been active,” she said.

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