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Uganda Beat South Africa to Win WUNC 2018

  • In Sports
  • 22 Sep 2018 - 9:41am
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 834
The Winning Team L-R: Joyce Nakibuule, Nantumbwe Victor, Suzan Atino, Betty Kizza, Sharifah Nalunkuma, Florence Adunia, Joan   Nampungu, Shaffie Nalwanja, Privas Kayen, Brenda Namubiru, Irene Eyaru (Captain) and Mary Nuba with coach Nyongesa Imelda and other coaching staff after the 3rd FISU WUNC2018 Grand Finale, 21st September 2018, Makerere University Sports Arena, Kampala Uganda.

South Africa 43 Uganda 44

Hosts Uganda made a late recovery to upset favourites South Africa in the World University Netball Championship.

Uganda edged the Spar Proteas 44-43 in the final minutes of the tension packed final at Makerere University’s new indoor facility.

Towering goal shooter Mary Nuba was the day’s heroine as she made the decisive shot that gave Uganda the title.

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