7 December, 2022

Malawi planning for All African Pool tourney

The Malawi Pool Association says it will work towards strengthening the country’s national team for improved performance at international level.

Local administrators of the game are keen on making sure that they participate at next year’s All African Pool Championship.

Hastings Mpesi who is the local association’s vice president believes the sport is gaining mileage in the country.

“Pool is being played everywhere nowadays. We hope this will help us to have a better national team so that we can participate at next year’s All African Pool Championship and do well wherever we compete,” he lauded.

This year’s hosts, Zambia, won the continental championship in the men’s category, while South Africa and Uganda finished second and third respectively.

In the women’s category, Uganda were named champions while South Africa and Zimbabwe finished second and third in that order.

Recently, Central Region Pool League launched a K5 million league which is being co-sponsored by Members Club Management of Lumbadzi and PJ Bites Restaurant.

A total of 20 teams have registered for the 2022/23 season.

Peter Nga’mbi who is one of the managers from Members Club Management indicated during the launch that, “our inspiration was derived at how people at our premises cherish the game.”

He however emphasized on the need for discipline among players.

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