The Rainbow Netball League is up for another potentially explosive fixture this weekend as Correctional Queens and ZRP Mambas clash on Saturday at Chikurubi Netball Courts.
Having served the clash between champions Glow Petroleum and ZRP Mambas in the opening weekend of the season, the Rainbow Netball League third week fixtures offers one of the biggest rivalry in the league and the country with both teams upbeat ahead of one of the most anticipated fixtures on the local netball calendar.
Boasting of the likes of Ednah Nyamhazha, Kudakwashe Muchongwe, Queen Sigauke and Tafadzwa “Biggie” Mawango second placed Correctional Queens coach Naftali Nyanguru is optimistic that his charges will triumph in the derby on Saturday.
“This is a big fixture for us knowing the rivalry between the two teams. We are really geared for the match and we are looking forward to a victory. We have done enough preparations to warrant us a win,” Nyanguru said.
Mambas coach Talent Museka is equally confident of a victory but knows the potential that Correctional Queens posseses.
“It’s a game that needs focus and concentration from the start up to the final whistle. It’s a big game which also needs to be approached with caution because Correctional Queens are a very good side. It’s a big fixture for us,” Museka said.
Mambas are laden with talent and will be looking forward to the likes of Pauline Jani, Cynthia, Gamuchirai, Omega Muwandi, Lisa Masiya and Chivai Mangochi to sway the match in their favour.
Log leaders Glow Petroleum will be seeking to consolidate their stay at the top when they clash against Ruwa and Belvedere at the Ruwa courts.
Delta Transport who are third on the log standings are at home at Harare Municipal Police Grounds against Tenax and Shamva Mine.
At Mucheke Courts in Masvingo, Hi-Flyers welcome Yadah and Hwange based Lusumbami while at Patchway in Kadoma, Golden Valley play hosts to AGAPE and Support Unit. It’s a mid table clash at Khami Courts as Shamva Urban, Khami and Jinjika Queens face each other.
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