Harare City Queens were crowned champions of the 2018 netball pre-season tournament held at Mbare Netball Complex following a 21-18 victory over Correctional Queens in the final.

ZRP team claimed third place following a 33-14 victory over Ngezi Platinum.

The event, which was held in preparation for the 2018 season, attracted 17 teams with some coming from as far as Lupane, Goromonzi, Kadoma and Zvishavane.

The 2017 Netball Super League emerged as a two horse race featuring eventual champions Correctional Queens and Harare City, who finished second.

Given the excitement of 2017, Zimbabwe Netball Association President, Leticia Chipandu is expecting yet another competitive season.

Saturday’s tournament was crucial in giving teams game time ahead of the 2018 season with some super league bound sides offered a platform of assessing themselves ahead of the season’s commencement.