Malawi beats Fiji Pearls

THE Fiji Pearls netball team will face a tough challenge when they meet the Silver Ferns next in the Jamison Trophy competition in Auckland, New Zealand.

Fiji lost to Malawi 52-67 on Thursday.

The Vicky Wilson-coached side struggled in all four quarters.

It is the second defeat after losing to Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls 38-83 on Wednesday.

The competition is a buildup to the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

The team will play Jamaica on April 5 before Barbados, Australia, South Africa and Northern Ireland in the games.