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NIC, Posta in netball semi finals

By Vision Reporter

Added 15th November 2000 03:00 AM

POSTA edged Kenya Telkom 40-39 in a tension packed encounter to reach the semi-finals of the East Africa netball club championship at Nakivubo yesterday.

By Samson Opus URA (Uga) 34 NIC (Uga) 36 Telkom (Ken) 39 Posta (Uga) 40 NSSF (Ken) 28 Bandari (TZ) 45 Jeshi (TZ) 57 Simba(Uga) 27 POSTA edged Kenya Telkom 40-39 in a tension packed encounter to reach the semi-finals of the East Africa netball club championship at Nakivubo yesterday. It was only the last whistle that settled the match as the two sides marched toe to toe in the last group B classfication match watched by Lubaga South MP Ken Lukyamuzi. Despite a strong start and the victory, Posta occasionally lost composure against the Kenyans. Tabitha Seera and Betty Namuhenge were the architects of Posta's triumph with 26 and 24 goals respectively. The other Ugandan team, National Insurance Corporation (NIC) also booked a semi-final berth edging their compatriots URA 36-34. NIC meets Telkom while Posta face Bandari of Tanzania in today's semi final. In other matches, Tanzania's Jeshi Stars beat Simba of Uganda 57-27 while Bandari of Tanzania defeated NSSF of Kenya 45-28. Today's semi-final: 1. NIC vs Telkom, 3pm 2. Posta vs Bandari, 4.30pm Group A: P W L F A Pts 1.NIC 3 3 0 118 95 6 2.Bandari 3 2 1 122 102 4 3. URA 3 1 2 123 117 2 4. NSSF 3 0 3 93 142 0 Group B: 1. Posta 3 3 0 144 129 6 2. Telkom 3 2 1 138 114 4 3. Jeshi 3 1 2 153 134 2 4. Simba 3 0 3 95 153 0 ends.

NIC, Posta in netball semi finals

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