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She Cranes settle for Silver at the 2021 Netball Africa Championship

She Cranes finished second behind eventual winners South Africa at the continental showpiece held in Windhoek, Nambia.

David GOMBE

Uganda Netball national team (She Cranes) finished as runners up at the 2021 Africa Netball Championship.

She Cranes finished second behind eventual winners South Africa at the continental showpiece held in Windhoek, Nambia.

In their final game of the competition, the She Cranes played out to a 44-44 stalemate with Malawi on Tuesday in a nine nations round robin format tournament.

Fred Mugerwa’s coached side beat six other African opponents only suffering one defeat at the hands of champions South Africa and the draw against Malawi.

Uganda won back to back Africa Cup trophies in 2017 and 2018 respectively will however be expecting to improve their rankings.

They are expected to move from seventh place to sixth place currently occupied by Malawi whom they beat at the Pent Series and drawing with them at the Africa Cup.

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