netball in zim.jpgNehanda Nyakasikana won the netball 20 team season opener tournament held at Stoddard Hall in Mbare where 6 other sides got promoted to the 2011 Super League.

 

Nehanda Nyakasikana were unbeaten as they wrestled against 19 other teams to win the tournament, while ZDF Queens lost once to finish second.

 

6other teams 2 from the police, ZRP Mash Central and Mambas from ZRP Harare joined Zazura, Harvest, Rushinga Queens from Mount Darwin and Shamva Mine in promotion into the elite league.

 

Association president, Leticia Chipandu revealed the 2011 Super League will increase from 16 to 20 teams to allow for more competition.

 

“The tournament has brought out a measure of what competition will be like this season and since we have increased to 20 teams we expect a wider resource for national teams,” said Chipandu.

 

The Super League commences on the 26th of this month with defending champions Railstars billed to get a run of real competition from the several heavyweights ZDF Queens, Renaissance and Nehanda Nyakasikana.