The Uganda netball federation (UNF) has today released the final list of twenty players to be selected for the 2019 Vitality World Netball Cup due in Liverpool, England in July 12th-21st 2019.
The twenty selected came from the first thirty seven players that were summoned before for the previous non-residential training, meaning that seventeen of the latter numbers have dropped.
The Uganda Netball Federation Vice President in charge of Administration, William Bwambale released the twenty names at Kati Kati Restaurant, Lugogo on Friday April 12th 2019 in the morning.
He said that the team will be under the guidance of head coach Vincent Kiwanuka, Nelson Bogere assistant coach, Wilberforce Mutete Physical trainer, Beatrice Zaweedi team coordinator and Norman Steven the team Doctor. Others are; Imelda Nyogesa, Robert Kisitu and Rashid Mubiru.
Bwambale confirmed that the non-residential training will start next week on Monday April 15th 2019 at Lugogo Indoor Stadium and residential on June 1st 2019.
The final list of 12 players will then be named a fortnight to the tournament.
Uganda She Cranes are among the sixteen countries and are in group D alongside hosts England, Samoa and Scotland.
The 2019 Netball World Cup will be the fifteenth staging of the premier competition in international netball, contested every four years. Australia are the defending champions.
Peace Proscovia (Australia), Mary Nuba (England), Oyella Stella, Martha Soigi, Nanyonga Racheal, Meeme Ruth, Kizza Betty, Joan Nampugu and Namuwaya Muhayimuna (NIC), Eyaru Irene , Lunkuse Norah , Atino Susan, Irene Akello, Fauzia Nakibuule and Shaffie Nalwajja (KCCA), Nanyonga Sylvia , Achan Jesca, Lilian Ajio and Stella Nanfuka (Prison) also Namutebi Hindu (Police).