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News   Hazviperi Mbizi   September 2, 2019
PIC: The Polytechnic Staff Ngoma dancers
The Polytechnic Staff Sports Association (PSSA) showcased an outstanding performance of Ngoma dance during the opening ceremony of the University of Malawi Staff Sports Association (UMSSA) Intervarsity games, which took place on the 30st August, at the Chancellor College (CHANCO), Great Hall in Zomba.

The dances were part of the function, which was declaring the opening of various sporting activities that took place on the 31st August, at the CHANCO Sports Complex.

The PSSA President, Prisca Mkandawire explained that the performance was colourful due to the coordination and dedication of the staff members in preparation for the event.

On the other hand, it is the Polytechnic Darts team only that came out with a gold medal while the football team was disqualified in the semifinal due to misunderstandings with the College of Medicine (CoM) team.

In Athletics, Murray Mwachumu, Tamara Singini, Lonjezo Chikosa and Chipiliro Kimau won Gold medals each in different running and walking competitions while Prisca Mkandawire, Dora Banda, Violet Katondo, Gabriel Kalaya and Alex Makwinja came out with silver medals each.

The games were played in readiness of the Southern Africa University Sports Association (SAUSSA) Intervarsity games to be played at Chinoi in Zimbabwe, in December 2019.

The teams that participated were, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Polytechnic, CoM, Domasi College, Zomba Police School, Old Mutual, Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) and hosts CHANCO.

In football, CHANCO were the winners, in Netball CoM were victors, Chess was won by Chimwemwe Manjankhosi from Domasi, Volleyball was won by Old Mutual, Pool was won by Zomba Police while MUST won the Bawo competition.



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