East Africa Netball Championship: Prisons Win Third Game

Tuesday, May 10
•JKT Mbweni 37-38 KVZ
•Tamisani 40-56 KCCA
•Chaya 46-41 JKU (Men)
•Prisons 61-27 Uhamiaji

Wednesday, May 11
•NIC Vs JKT
•UPDF Vs JKU
•Uhamiagi Vs KVZ


Prisons Netball Club extended their perfect start at the ongoing East Africa Netball Championship thanks to a deserved 61-27 win over Tanzania’s Uhamiaji.

Prisons were good value for the result having limited their opponents to just 17 goals combined in the opening three quarters!

The record winners went into the last quarter with a commanding 41-17 lead, and did just enough thereafter to win by a 34-goal margin.

Christine Namulumba scored 41 goals, Tabia Dorothy and Joyce Nakibuule added 13 and 7 in that order for the Luzira-based side.

Table standings.

It’s the third win for Imelda Nyongesa’s coached side who earlier beat JKT Mbweni (Tanzania) and KVZ (Zanzibar).

And they top Group B with six points, two ahead of rivals NIC who will play their third game on Wednesday at the Kamwokya Community Sports Centre.

Prisons’ Christine Namulumba is the leading goal scorer in the tournament. Photo by Uganda Netball Federation

Prisons Team

Prisons Starting 7 – Stellah Nanfuka (GK), Lilian Ajio (GD), Viola Asingo (WD), Jesca Achan (C), Joyce Nakibuule (GA), Alice Wasagali (WA), Christine Namulumba (GS)

Interchange (Subs) – Nakafeero Juliet, Dorothy Tabia, Sylvia Nanyonga, Nasiimu Kazaana, Tausi Mumena, Nakabuye Hadija

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