Uganda’s decorated Netball star player Peace Proscovia is a big inspiration to many budding female sports personalities.
Proscovia currently plays professional netball at English side Surrey Storm, having previously featured in Australia.
Among the young players who look forward following the foot-steps of Proscovia is Sandra Wasagali, a first year student at Busitema University.
Wasagali was recently named as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) during the 2022 Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports (FEAUS) women games hosted by Busitema University.
“Peace Proscovia is my role model” she admits. “I have always liked every bit of her game. The aggressiveness, the skill and technique while shooting. I want to be like her” Wasagali adds.
Like Proscovia who also plays Basketball and Handball, Wasagali is also multi-talented as she engages in Volleyball, Chess and Swimming.
As a netballer, she plays various positions as Goal Shooter (G.S), Goal Attacker (G.A) and Goal Keeper (G.K), currently attached to Mbale’s Elgon Doves club.
Wasagali was born on 8th November 2000 to Peterson Masuba and Janet Nabifo in Sironko district as the third born in the family of 6.
She had her elementary education at Fairway Primary School, Mbale (P1-P7).
On a bursary scheme, she moved to Yomako S.S, Sironko for S1-S3 classes before completing her O-Level education at Highway S.S, Sironko.
She was admitted at Hamdan Girls in Sironko for A-Level education for HEL/ICT and is now a first year student at Busitema University where she is studying a Bachelors’ Degree in Social Works, Social Administration.
She now yearns of joining the Uganda Super League and dreams of playing for the She Cranes in the near future.
“I am training hard with the main target to get a club in the Netball Super League. I also wish to play for the Uganda netball national team (She Cranes” she reveals.
The dream lives on for Wasagali and many more promising youngsters.
- Full Names: Sandra Wasagali
- Date of Birth: 8th November 2000
- Parents: Peterson Masuba & Janet Nabifo
- Place of Birth: Sironko
- Main Sport: Netball
- Positions: Goal Shooter (G.S), Goal Attacker (G.A) & Goal Keeper (G.K)
- Netball club: Elgon Doves, Mbale
- Other Sports: Volleyball, Chess, Swimming
- Education: Fairway Primary School, Mbale (P1-P7), Yomako S.S, Sironko (S1-S3), Highway S.S, Sironko (S.4), Hamdan Girls, Sironko (A-Level), Busitema University (1st Year Student, Social Works, Social Administration)
- Role Model: Peace Proscovia Drajole Agondua (Surrey Storm Netball Club & Uganda She Cranes)