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She Cranes to play three friendly matches against South Africa



With no league matches under their belts, She Cranes will be beginning from zero as they endeavor to get the group fit.

Some of the She Cranes players celebrating the win over Zambia on August 18, 2018 (Photo by Agency)

The She Cranes are set to play a three-coordinate test matches against South Africa’s Spar Proteas from January 20-27 in Cape Town after the two federations affirmed the news.

The arrangement is welcome for many Uganda Netball Federation officials despite the fact that it can’t be overlooked that presently, netball players haven’t played any game since March.

[su_quote cite=”UNF president Susan Anek “]This is a test series which should help us improve our ranking. Because this is a ranked series, the games will be officiated by International umpires which means the way we play could help us improve on our current ranking [/su_quote]

UNF president Susan Anek

With no league matches under their belts, Uganda will be beginning from zero as they endeavor to get the group fit before the series.

As of late, the Spar Proteas facilitated Malawi in a three-game arrangement which the hosts won 3-0. It would be a difficult task to anticipate that Uganda should amaze yet they have consistently played sincerely.

In the event that the She Cranes can give South Africa a legitimate test it will just lift confidence after quite a long illuminate. This is potentially why the federation was racing to restart the league however since will be somewhat troublesome.

[su_quote cite=”UNF president Susan Anek “]This series was confirmed last month but as you know we are still trying to get certain things from the NCS. We would like these players to get into residential training because of the pandemic[/su_quote]

Considering the pandemic and for monetary reasons the organization won’t welcome Peace Proscovia and Mary Nuba for the arrangement.

In light of the pandemic and for financial reasons the federation will not invite Peace Proscovia and Mary Nuba for the series.

“We shall play with only the players who are within. This is because we do not have money, two the situation of today isn’t convenient for someone to travel up and down,” she explained.


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