The 2019 Netball World Cup is just around the corner and fifteen teams will be travelling to England to join hosts for the July 12–21 tournament.

With the global event just under a month away, every team is undergoing training to get their players ready for the global showpiece.

Uganda, who qualified for a second consecutive World Cup but their third in history, is no exception with the final team of twelve was revealed nearly a fortnight ago after a month of training for the locally based players.

Following the conclusion of the Vitality Netball Superleague, goal shooter Mary Nuba Cholhok who turns out for Loughborough Lightning joined the team on Monday, June 10. Her arrival brought the number of players to eleven.

The last player to join the team will be the captain Peace Proscovia. The Sunshine Coast Lightning shooter will join after this weekend’s Suncorp Super Netball game against West Coast Fever.

Head coach Vincent Kiwanuka and his assistant Nelson Bogere will continue to strengthen the team’s court combinations and build new structures as they look to better She Cranes eighth-place finish in Sydney, Australia four years ago.

Uganda was drawn in Group D in the preliminary stage one along with England, Scotland, and Samoa. The She Cranes will face England on July 12, followed by Samoa the next day and complete stage one against Scotland on July 14.


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