After the She Cranes’ striking start at the significant World cup netball tournament that has seen Uganda beat Zambia and Fiji before, She cranes is tempted to look beyond the top eight teams at the quarter final stage.
She Cranes played Wales today Monday at 11:20 am and lost Wales 49 against 47. Despite, the loss, the She Cranes have qualified for quarter finals.
in the quarter finals, She Cranes are in group E and lined up against Jamaica, News Zealand, Jamaica and Malawi in group E for quarter finals.
Building it up to the quarter finals has been Coach Rashid Mubiru vision and seems the fantasy is coming true.
Uganda’s She Cranes today battles it out with the world’s eighth ranked side Wales their final Cluster D game .The results from the game will indicate who tops the group. Uganda beat Zambia 74-38 in the opening game in addition to their on Saturday win against Fiji 61-40 in World cup to reserve an early slot at the quarter finals starting tomorrow.
In an interview after their victory against Fiji, She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia endorsed their pronounced performance to teamwork and pledged that her side is not willing to surrender any of the their residual meetings.
“We did not expect a win but we glorify God that we made it,” she said. “Numerous people wanted to represent their countries but didn’t make it .Nevertheless we are lucky to be here and we are very well prepared to do the best we can and finish among the top teams.”Proscovia added.
According to She Cranes’ wing attacker Harriet Apako, it is their first time to be at World cup and they are prepared to play at their best and make it to the top.
Countries that have confirmed there quarter finals include Australia, Malawi, England Wale and New Zealand.
The two topmost teams of pool D, Wales and Uganda and Wales will battle it out at Allphones Arena. They will be facing each other for the first time and both teams are unbeaten