Sport
NIC sweeps past fellow Ugandan side Prisons
Publish Date: Mar 25, 2014
NIC sweeps past fellow Ugandan side Prisons
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By David Namunyala in Dar es Salaam

East Africa Netball Club Championship

Women

NIC 52 Prisons 27

KCCA 37 Mafunzo 36

Men

KU 46 Kazaroho 26

Wednesday

Women

JKT v KCCA

Mafunzo v MOICT

Police v KCCA

JKT v Mafunzo

12 time champions NIC walloped fellow Ugandan side Prisons 52-27 to go top of Pool A table at the ongoing East Africa Netball Club Championships in Dar es salaam on Tuesday.   

The two teams travelled in the same bus to Tanzania for the 14th edition of the annual event but this didn’t stop the players from showcasing their local rivalry at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

NIC’s usual dependable shooter Peace Proscovia assisted by goal attacker Hadijjah Nakabuye played a major role in gifting their side an impressive start on their way to a 21-14 half time lead.

NIC dominance continued in the second half even after goal attacker Rachael Nanyonga and center Suzan Mukala replaced Nakabuye and Lukia Memme to refresh the side.

NIC’s three victories see them top Pool A with 6 points while rivals Prisons also qualify for the quarters after finishing on 4 points in second place.

Prisons’ dependables Florence Amono and Flavia Amono jointly contributed 27 goals for the warders.

Today’s fixture will determine which opponents the two Ugandan clubs NIC and Prisons will be facing in the quarter finals scheduled for tomorrow at the same venue.

In the other women’s contest Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) narrowly beat Mafunzo from Zanzibar in a tight Pool B game that ended 37-36 earlier in the day.   

Uganda’s only men’s team Kampala University (KU) managed to secure a slot in the quarters after beating Kazaroho from Tanzania 46-26.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Onito, Byamukama start Uganda Open richer
Professional golfers Simon Ngige, Opio Onito, Byamukama Vincent and Richard Ainley teed off the Uganda open with some cash in their pockets after excelling in the Pro-AM event that kick started this year’s action....
Star-studded line-ups named for Africa Sixes Challenge
Participants- South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania Uganda may not be expected to win either the Africa Sixes Challenge or the ACA Cup, starting Saturday and Monday respectively in South Africa....
Football managers lack skills
Only three out of about 200 club managers in the FUFA North East Regional League have undergone formal managerial training....
AIPS’ Merlo in Kampala on Sept. 20
AIPS President Gianni Merlo will be in Uganda as part of the Uganda Sports Press Association 14th Road Safety Campaign in Entebbe on September 20....
25 sports bodies seek President Museveni
A total of 25 sports bodies petitioning for an extension of the deadline of the new NCS regulations have involved President Yoweri Museveni in their cry....
Uganda Open golf championship tees off today
This year’s Tusker Malt Uganda open promises to be one of the stiffest competition ever going by the number of entries that have shown interest in the event....
Do you think banning the sale of single cigarette sticks will help regulate tobacco production?
yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter