Stella Nanfuka Credit: Courtesy

Uganda She Cranes final squad for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England scheduled for July 12-21 has been named.

The squad of 12 has seven returnees from the team that featured at the 2015 global showpiece in Australia.

Sunshine Coast Lightning shooter and team captain Peace Proscovia leads the cast that played in Sydney four years ago. The others are Lilian Ajio, Jesca Achan, Ruth Meeme, Racheal Nanyonga, Sylvia Nanyonga, and Stella Oyella.

NIC’s goalkeeper Stella Nanfuka who has been the most consistent player for the national team over the past couple of years, Loughborough Lightning rising star Mary Nuba Cholhok, mid-court dynamo Betty Kizza, U21 graduate Joan Nampungu and vet Muyamina Namuwaya complete She Cranes roster.

Vincent Kiwanuka will handle the team and will be assisted by Nelson Bogere.

Uganda is in Group D alongside England, Scotland and Samoa.

Stella Nanfuka is part of the She Cranes squad for the World Cup Credit: Courtesy

She Cranes Squad

  1. Peace Proscovia
  2. Mary Nubba Cholhok
  3. Lilian Ajio
  4. Jesca Achan
  5. Ruth Meeme
  6. Betty Kizza
  7. Racheal Nanyonga
  8. Sylivia Nanyonga
  9. Joan Nampugu
  10. Stella Oyella
  11. Stella Nanfuka
  12. Muhaimuna Namuwaya


  1. Shaffie Nalwanja
  2. Martha Soigi
  3. Irene Eyaru


  • Vincent Kiwanuka (Head Coach)
  • Nelson Bogere (Assistant)
  • Ataro Ayella (Primary Care)
  • Alice Alwenyi (Primary Care)
  • Linna Okee (Statistician)
  • Wilberforce Mutete (Physical Trainer)
  • Imelda Nyongesa (Top-Director Coaches)
  • Jocelyn Uchanda (Team Manager)

Franklin Kaweru is the Editor in Chief of Kawowo Sports. He is an ardent basketball enthusiast.

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