New aspirants for Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) executive committee elections have started coming out in the open.
Charity Mhango, a relatively new name in netball circles, has declared her interest to contest for the position of vice-treasurer to become the second aspirant to publicly declare her interest after incumbent general secretary (GS) Carol Bapu. Soccer commentator Kim Kamau, who had expressed interest to vie for the position of vice-GS has since withdrawn.
Mhango, who holds a Masters in economics from Chancellor College, yesterday said she wants to contribute towards the development of the sport.
“My involvement in netball for the past four years through sponsorship of Alliance Capital Stars has awakened my interest in the sport.
“Through my experience working with various stakeholders in netball, I have come to realise that NAM plays an important aspect to the development of netball in Malawi and I want to be part of that contribution,” she said.
Mhango said her intention to contest is for two reasons.
“First, I want to assist in keeping a proper and transparent record of all financial transactions for the association and to assist in fundraising initiatives as well as identifying other sources of income for the association.”
She, nevertheless, commended the outgoing administration for the part it played in developing the sport to its present level.
Added Mhango: “I will bring professionalism in financial management. My greatest target in the first year of office will be to publish audited financial reports for the association and to maintain that trend for the rest of my tenure and also for all my successors. To achieve this, I will develop financial management systems in all the regions.” n