Manchester Thunder bolster Superleague squad with double signing
Among the top netballers of Malawi will boost manchester Thunder’s squad for the defence of their Vitality Netball Superleague title.
Instrumental shooter Joyce Mvula, the 2019 fans’ player of the season across Superleague, will return to the Dark and Yellows to get a fourth year.
Her Malawian, defender Lauren Ngwira, that combines the Superleague champions from London Pulse will join her.
Lauren and joyce were a part of the Malawi Queens squad for its Netball World Cup in Liverpool that summer and were influential at opposite ends of the court at procuring a sixth-placed end to the side.
Thunder’s Director of Netball Karen Greig stated:”I am rather excited to get Joyce back for 2020 and also for her to be united at the other end of court by Lauren.
“Joyce has grown so much in her time at Thunder and procuring her shooting skills for the new year is a enormous increase as we seem to defend our name, particularly as I know her performances have been noticed throughout the netballing entire world.
“Together with our epic defender Kerry Almond retiring, I had a huge gap to fill in defence and Lauren was the outstanding candidate. She also makes her presence is pivotal to our performances following year and felt on court.
“I’m eager to see Joyce back together with us now and Lauren join the squad, and look forward to having them on courtroom with us soon.”
Mvula stated:”Thunder are my family and I am delighted to be back for one more season. Winning the Superleague was an awesome experience to be part of and an extraordinary achievement. I can’t wait to join up with the squad again soon and prepare 2020.”
Ngwira stated:”I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to combine the champions! I am genuinely excited to be a part of the Thunder family, look forward to playing Joyce and assisting defend the Superleague title.”
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