Ugandan netball giants National Insurance Corporation (NIC) will head to neighbouring Tanzania to join other Top netball teams from Kenya and Tanzania who have confirmed their participation in this year’s East Africa Club Championship opening on Saturday at the National Indoor Stadium.
Tanzania Amateur Netball Association (Chaneta) chairperson, Anna Kibira, yesterday named title-holders NIC and Kenya’s Ganeck as among 30 teams expected to battle it out for top honours during the championship.
“Netball fans should expect a major treat because all top teams in the region have confirmed their participation in the championship,” said Kibira.
Also on the list are Uganda’s KCCA, Prisons, Police (women), Kampala University and Prisons (men) and Moict, Kenyatta International Hospital and Western Stima (women) and Prisons all from Kenya.
Tanzania mainland’s representatives in the event are JKT Mbweni, JKT Ruvu (Coast Region), Magereza of Morogoro, Jiji Arusha and Dar es Salaam’s Kazamoyo and Mangaya, which will compete in women’s and men’s categories.
Zanzibar will field five teams. They are JKU and Mafunzo which will take part in the women’s category, while the men’s sides are JKU, Police and Msambweni.