She cranes flagged off ahead of the Africa netball championships in Zambia.

The national netball team the She cranes was today flagged off to Zambia ahead of 2018 Africa netball championships that are scheduled to take place between 13 th- 18 th August. The she cranes have had a series of both residential and non residential training and have had enough time to prepare as they head into Africa’s biggest netball stage.

She cranes captain Peace Proscovia(center) in action.

Head coach Rashid Mubiru speaking to the press “I’m confident that the team has had enough training practices, were this time round well funded and will put up a good performance..” Uganda is ranked 4 th and 7 th in Africa and the world respectively as per the latest International Netball Federation (INF) rankings.

The Africa netball championships double as the qualifiers for the 2019 Netball World Cup that will be held in Liverpool, England. Uganda will stand to battle for the remaining two slots for Africa as Malawi and South Africa qualify automatically by virtue of the INF rankings.

Team contingent:                                               

Peace Proscovia, Lillian Ajio, Halima Nakacwa, Stella Nanfuka, betty Kizza, Stella Oyera, Mary Nuba kalee, Sylvia  Nanyonga, Rachael Nanyonga, Ruth Meme, Joan Nampungu and Muhayimina Namuwaya.

 

 

 

Moses Wantimba

A seasoned writer & sports statistician.

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