Sport
KCCA knocked out of netball tourney
Publish Date: Mar 26, 2014
KCCA knocked out of netball tourney
KCCA center Cathy Haruli plots to pass the ball during their game against JKT at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Photo by David Namunyala
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By David Namunyala in Dar es Salaam

East Africa Netball Club Championships

JKT 48 KCCA 40

Thursday

Police v KCCA

JKT v Mafunzo 

UGANDAN side Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) was knocked out of the on-going East Africa Netball Championships after they lost to JKT on Wednesday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The Ugandan side needed a win to book a slot in the women’s semi-finals but the 48-40 loss to their Tanzanian opponents deprived them of a place in the next stage scheduled for Friday at the same venue.

The game started with KCCA trailing 24-20 but as the game got tense, KCCA dropped in performance to trail by eight goals at the final whistle.

KCCA’s goal attacker (GA) Irene Ayaru and goal shooter (GS) Florence Nansubuga played a major role in staging a fight back but couldn’t overcome the strength of the JKT players.

KCCA is now scheduled to take on fellow Ugandan club Police in their final group games on Thursday morning but the results from the game have little or no impact on their final placing in the weeklong tournament.

In the other fixture, JKT will be up against Mafunzo from Zanzibar on Thursday afternoon at the same venue.

The two teams have 2 points each in Pool B and the result from this game will determine who meets defending champions NIC who play Prisons on the other game.

NIC are top of Pool A with 6 points followed by Prisons in second place with 4 points.

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
Soana FC stretched their unbeaten start to the season with an emphatic 4-0 win over Lweza FC at Kavumba Recreation Ground....
Doping in spotlight despite Beijing fireworks
A thrilling world athletics championships in Beijing failed to silence growing questions about doping, giving the sport's new boss Sebastian Coe much to ponder as he heads towards an Olympic year....
Chekwel goes for steeplechase
After setting the national record in the women 10000m, Juliet Chekwel will be spending most of her time in Europe trying to learn the basics of steeplechase, as she focuses on winning an Olympic gold medal that eluded Dorcus Inzikuru...
We can build on this - UAF, team back Monday
Uganda Athletics Federation president Domenic Otuchet believes that the results from the 2015 Beijing IAAF World Athletics Championships are an eye opener to what they need to correct, before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games....
Never write me off, warns king Bolt
Usain Bolt has warned that people write him off at their peril after the imperious Jamaican sealed another world treble gold despite an injury-hit season....
Saints suffer second defeat at the top
Defeat at home by KCCA subjects newly promoted side The Saints FC to a second successive defeat....
Do you support KCCA'S move to ban campaign posters from the city?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter