Uganda to face USA in World University Netball championships

Uganda to face USA in World University Netball championships

The host country Uganda is to face USA, Singapore and Kenya in Pool A. Defending champions, SouthAfrica will play in pool B with Namibia, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.

The Federation of International University Sports – FISU has already released draws for the September 2018 World University Netball Championships scheduled to take place at Makerere University.

Over eight netball teams from eight countries have already confirmed participation.

The draws based on the FISU ranking were made at the headquarters of international university sports, based on the University of Lausanne campus this week.

The games are scheduled to take place between September 17 and September 21.

South Africa won the last edition in Miami, USA where Uganda finished fourth after being beaten to the bronze by Australia.

The Ugandan team will have three experienced players of the She Cranes Betty Kizza, Mary Nuba and Joan Nampung. The trio represents Nkumba University.

The World University Netball Championships is a women’s indoor tournament with a maximum of 12 teams competing.


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