Blantyre ‘derby’ in Lilongwe

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Blantyre based netball team giants Kukoma Diamonds and Tigresses will this afternoon clash in the Airtel Money final at Don Bosco Court in Lilongwe.

Kukoma diamonds have progressed into the finals after trouncing Blue Eagles 47-34.

Kukoma Diamonds

Kukoma Diamonds play Tigresses.

Tigresses have reached the Airtel Money finals after narrowly edging out Civo by 40 baskets to 37.

The Kau Kau ladies led the first quarter by 11-9 baskets with Sindi Simutowe netting most of the baskets.

In the second quarter, Tigresses powered in 11 more baskets to tally 22, while Civo also netted the same amount to stand at 20 baskets.

After third quarter, the battle was narrowly tilting in Tigresses’ favour as the scores stood at 31-29.

A late fight back did not yield Civo any dividends as the defending champions sailed to their third consecutive final. Civo and Blue Eagles Sisters will play the playoffs for position 3.

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