She Cranes lose all Netball Test Series to England

Monday December 3 2018

Team captain Peace Proscovia as usual did not

Team captain Peace Proscovia as usual did not disappoint when it came to netting She Cranes goals as well us reducing the deficit. 

By Regina Nalujja

KAMPALA. She Cranes did not pick a win at the Netball Test Series in England after England wrapping up a series win with a match to spare.
Having edged Uganda 50-46 in Tuesday’s opener, a goal difference of four at the Echo Arena –venue for the World Cup next year , the Roses won 65-53 to take an undisputed 2-0 series lead into yesterday’s final match.
However, back home the She Cranes have gotten where to start from in as far as preparation for the world event come next year in England .
Rashid Mubiru former She Cranes coach opines that, it would be better for the team not to rest when they come back from England.
“The She Cranes should start constant training because, they have discovered their weak sides, and mind you next year they will play England that has not only defeated them but has also learnt their style of play,” he said.
Team captain Peace Proscovia as usual did not disappoint when it came to netting She Cranes goals as well us reducing the deficit.
Other players who had a brilliant show were Rachael Nanyonga (GA), Halima Nakachwa (WA), centre players Ruth Meeme and Betty Kizza, Lilian Ajio (GD) and Stella Nanfuka (GK).
The test series were trials as well as ranking games between the two countries, seventh ranked Uganda and second ranked England on the netball world log.
Uganda and England are pooled in group D of the Netball World Cup with Scotland and Samoa.
She Cranes currently ranked seventh on the netball World log emerged champions in the African Netball Championships to book a place in the Netball World Cup next year.

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