She Cranes Begin Diamond Quest Against Malawi

She Cranes celebrate a victory

Uganda national netball team; the She Cranes are expected to begin their quest for the 2015 Netball Diamond Challenge on Tuesday evening with a mouthwatering clash against Malawi.

The She Cranes were invited at the one-week tournament credit to their exploits at the international stage that has seen them qualify for the 2015 Netball world cup for the first time since 1978.

Uganda will then face Zambia and South Africa on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th respectively. The Top two teams will contest for the championship while the runners-up will battle in the third place play-off.

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The tournament will present a good preparation for the She Cranes since all the four teams in the week long invitational tourney will all be present in the 2015 world cup later this year.

UK-based Peace Proscovia will captain the team of 12 ladies called up for the tournament. The Ugandan squad also includes; Nakabuye Haddija, health Ayera Stella, mind Nakachwa Halima, Apako Harriet, Achan Jesca, Namukasa Betty, Ajio Lillian, Nanyonga Florence, Nanteza Sempala Alice, Abalo enid, Soigi Martha

Full fixture of the 2015 Netball Diamond Challenge:

16 June

18:00: Zambia vs. South Africa

19:45: Malawi vs. Uganda

17 June

18:00: Malawi vs. South Africa

19:45: Zambia vs. Uganda

18 June

18:00: Malawi vs. Zambia

19:45: South Africa vs. Uganda*

19 June

18:00: Finals Log 3rd Position vs. Log 4th Position

19:45: Finals Log 1st Position vs. Log 2nd Position


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