Tigresses finally register win


After a shaky start to their Rainbow Paints Southern Region Netball

League campaign, Tigresses came from behind to beat Chilomoni Sisters 48-31 at Blantyre Youth Centre Tuesday.

Chilomoni started the game strongly when they led in the opening stages but faltered midway the quarter to allow Tigresses to equalise.


At the end of the first quarter, the teams were tied at 10-10 before Tigresses dictated events to lead by 22-14 at half-time.

In the third quarter, Tigresses increased the lead to 35-21.

Tigresses started the season with a 39-all draw against Prison Sisters on Saturday.


However, Tigresses yesterday produced a lively performance as they continue with their rebuilding exercise following the absence of senior players such as shooter Sindie Simtowe-Msowoya and goal-defender, Grace


The likes of wing attacker Beatrice Mpinganjira, goal-defender Catherine Yikwanga and goal-attacker Ellen Chibokho have been entrusted with leading Tigresses.

Youthful players such as Awema Chikaonda (goal-shooter), Cathy Khofi (centre) and Irene Khofi started the game yesterday whereas Eve Kazembe (goal-shooter) and Grace Nkhoma (wing-defender) came off the bench.

Tigresses Coach, Peace Chawinga-Kalua, said they were determined to catch-up with the rest of the teams.

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