The She Cranes contingent safely arrived in Birmingham England for the forthcoming Commonwealth games on Monday 25, July 2022.
So on Tuesday, they had their first training in Birmingham Games Village and the team captain, Peace Proscovia joined them from England and she expressed her gratitude to the team.
After the morning training session, the Storm Surrey goal shooter who doubles as the 2022 Vitality Netball Super league top scorer had an interview with UNF media citing that the team is very good and ready to compete.
“Based on the rate at which netball developed now, the youths are actually doing well as well as the mature players and every single girl that is in She Cranes has developed in one way or the other through the local League and the few international matches they played.” Said Peace before adding… “Especially the recent one in Namibia, watching those games, made me to know that there is a lot of talent despite the age. They are able to play good netball and that’s what we all want to see. ”
The pair of Mary Nuba Cholhok and Peace Proscovia has been and still that talking point locally and internationally, but when asked about the issue of her being on the court at the same time with Nuba, Uganda’s netball export had this to comment.
“We are blessed as Ugandans to have two versatile good shooters that play internationally and can both play goal attacker and shooter, if opportunity avails it’s self for either me or Nuba play goal attacker and one play shooting, yes they will see that but one promise I can maketo Ugandans is that, the goal attackers we have are very excellent players and we trust in them. ” She revealed.
About her expectations and how Uganda will be performing.
“In our first Commonwealth wealth games, most of us we were playing it for the first time, there was a lot of anxiety, many mistakes but now we know what’s taking place here. About the teams we are going to play against are all good.
Every nation that is here is a threat, the fact that you are in top 12 ranked in the world, you are good team, we are excellent too, so expect the good out of us but also cheer us.”
She Cranes opening fixture is against New Zealand on Saturday 30th July 2022 at NEC Netball Arena in Birmingham.