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WEEK REVIEW: SHE CRANES SET FOR THIRD APPEARANCE AT THE 2019 NETBALL WORLD CUP AS UGANDA CLAIMS TWO MEDALS AT WORLD UNIVERSITY MEET
In 1979, Uganda made its first appearance at the Netball World Cup and finished in 12th position, thereafter the She Cranes qualified for the 2015 edition in Sydney, Australia and finished in 8th position. Uganda is now set to make its 3rd appearance at the 15th Netball World Cup hosted in Liverpool, England from the 12th to 21st July 2019.
Uganda's opening game is against hosts and Commonwealth Games champions England in Group D today, Friday 12th July 2019 at 08:00pm.
Games scheduled for today, Friday 12th July 2019 include:
Australia vs Northern Ireland
Zimbwabwe vs Sri Lanka
New Zealand vs Malawi
Barbados vs Singapore
Jamaica vs Fifi
South Africa vs Trinidad & Tobago
England vs Uganda
Scotland vs Samoa
On Sunday, 13th July 2019
Uganda vs Samoa
Monday, 14th July 2019
Uganda vs Scotland
The Summer World University Games are underway in Napoli, Italy from the 03rd to 14th July 2019 and Uganda already has two medals under its sleeve, a Silver medal by Shida Leni in the women's 400m event and a Bronze medal in the women's 800m event.
The Uganda Rugby Cranes already registered a 16-13 win in the first leg of the Elgon Cup in Kisumu, Kenya against Kenya;s Simba. The team will be looking to seal this year's Elgon Cup when they take on the Simbas in the second leg on Saturday, 13th July 2019 at 4.30pm Kyadondo Rugby Grounds. Prior to this, the Lady Cranes will play Kenya Lioness at 2:00pm at the same venue.
Uganda Cricket Association is holding the National Mini Cricket Festival 2019 today, 12th July 2019 starting at 9:00am at the Lugogo Cricket Oval.