FT: Uganda 61-40 Fiji
The Uganda National netball team, the She Cranes recorded their second straight successive win at the 2015 World Cup with a 61-40 score mark over Fiji at the AllPhones Arena on Saturday morning.
The She Cranes who have so far staged up a conquering performance in Sydney managed to win all quarters after 15-12 start.
By the half time break, Uganda had opened a 10 goals lead and at the end of the third, victory was in sight as the lead was increased to 13 (45-32).
She Cranes captain and Goal Shooter Peace Proscovia was again the threat as she registered a 37 goals tally in the game.
Her game high 37 goals over Fiji puts the Ugandan flying Captain to the leading top scorer slot having scored 93 goals in the tournament than any other person in just two encounters.
Meanwhile, Racheal Nanyonga another goal motor at the team netted 24 goals while Ruth Meme had 14 assists and 3 interceptions in the game.
Betty Namukasa stood out in Uganda’s defense and forced 33 turnovers from opponents.
The Goal Defender deflected 9 passes and intercepted 3.
On the other side, Taraima Mitchell’s 27 goals the best at Fiji’s camp could do nothing at crusing the flying She Cranes side.
With that emphatic win over a side that is seeded 7th in the rankings (Fiji), the She Cranes ranked 14th globally have put themselves in a better position to reverse the proceedings.
Coach Rashid Mubiru’s team (She Cranes) play Wales in their pool D last encounter