The national netball team – She Cranes have beaten the Republic of Ireland 54- 41 at the Singapore Invitational tournament.
2009 USPA Netball player of the year and UCU student Peace Proscovia top-scored with 44 goals with Hadijja Nakabuye adding 6 and Soigi martha 4 goals respectively in Uganda’s first game at the tournament.
The team that traveled yesterday evening aboard Qatar airways left entebbe airport at 5.30pm and touched down at Doha at 11.45pm, left Doha to Singapore at midnite and arrived in Singapore at 1pm, before playing their Irish a few hours after.
The six-nation event will see Uganda tussle it out with USA, Ireland, Sri Lanka and Singapore and face Papa New Guinea on Tuesday morning.
The squad traveled consists, Peace proscovia, Awayo Esther, Achan Jesca, Zawedi Beatrice, Ajio Lillian, Nakachwa Halima, Nanyonga Florence, Martha Soigi, Hadijja Nakabuye and Nyafono Carol.