Let’s play, socialize and be fit

News   Hazviperi Mbizi   September 16, 2019
PIC: The Polytechnic Staff netball team
The Polytechnic Staff netball team, on Friday, September 13, managed to beat City Assembly women by 9 goals to 8 in a friendly match at the Polytechnic sports ground.

The match, which started with the home team trailing by 4 goals in the first quarter, had a tremendous turn after the introduction of Sarah Juma who netted in enough baskets together with a fellow goal shooter Alice Matewere to give them a lead.

It was during the third quarter when the visitors pulled through after introducing new players, which caught the home team off guard.

Nevertheless, Poly women made some substitutions by introducing Emily to the goal defence and replaced Sarah back to shooting while Innocentia went out.

The game had officiating issues where the umpire Silvia from Polytechnic seemed to be bias towards the visitors.

Speaking after the match, the Polytechnic Captain Alice Matewere hailed the visiting team for a competitive match which she said has motivated them to practice more.

The Captain further requested for more games so that they should be performing well whenever they participate in the Intervarsity tournaments.

On the other hand, the gents in the Polytechnic staff football team managed to beat Media Stars 3-2 and drew against Reserve Bank of Malawi socials 3-3 and PSI Malawi 1-1.

Goal scorers were, Macben Mbale, Alinafe Kaliwo, Naphy Naphtala and Nsimenye Mwafongo.

These game were played on September 7 and September 14 at the Polytechnic Sports and Moneymen grounds respectively.


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