Coach Mugerwa Names Provisional She Cranes Squad For 2022 Commonwealth Games
The Uganda National netball team (She Cranes) head coach Fred Tabale Mugerwa, has named a provisional squad comprised of 30 players to start preparations ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth games to be held in England.
Mugerwa, made the announcement at the federation offices at Aga Khan Building-Old Kampala on Thursday 19th May, 2022.
The team that is dominated by local based players, has only two foreign based players and both Nkumba University old girls Mary Nuba and Peace Proscovia.
The team is as well, dominated by CECAFA region and National League champions NIC players.
Ten players, have been selected from NIC and the other clubs have contributed the rest (20 players).
Experienced NIC Netball club shooters Stella Oyella and Recheal Nanyonga, are other big name players considered to fight for the starting places with captain Peace and Nuba.
Experienced home based goal defender Nampungu Joan from NIC, will deputise Peace as assistant captain of the team
The former Nkumba University star and now She Cranes captain Peace featuring for Surrey Storm and Mary Nuba from Lightening both based in England are considered by Mugerwa to bring the professional touch to the team.
The selected team is comprised of 9 shooters, 7 mid court players and 14 defenders.
According to the team technical team a non residential training will start on Sunday, 22nd May 2022 at Kamwokya Community Sports Centre.
The final selected team of 20 players, will represent Uganda in the July 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham England.
Full Summoned Squad:
Peace Proscovia (Captain) GS STORM, Mary Nuba Cholhok GS LIGHTENING Hanisha Muhammed GS KCCA, Oyella Stella GS NIC, Kabendera Asina GS WEYONJE, Namulumba Christine GS PRISONS, Eyaru Irene GA KCCA, NNassangaShadia GA KCCA, Nanyonga Rachael GA NIC
Bagala Margret C NIC, Nakiyunga Sarah C NIC, Achan Jesca C PRISONS, Najjuka Annet C KCCA, Wasagali Alicia WA PRISONS, Birungi Conchepta Desire WA NIC, Lunkuse Norah WA KCCA
NASAKA SHAKIRA WD WEYONJE Aduniya Florence WD NIC, Nakanyike Shakira WD POLICE, MUTESSI NASSIMU WD NIC, Namutebi Rose WD KCCA,Ajio Lillian WD PRISONS, Asingo Viola WD PRISONS Nampungu Joan (Asst. Captain) GD NIC, Nambirige Sandra GD KCCA, Nalwanja Shaffie GK KCC, Kayeny Privas GK NIC, Nanfuka Stella GK PRISONS, Kadondi Faridah GK WEYONJE, Nankya Maureen Winfred GK NIC