Kampala: Mary Nuba Cholhok has on Wednesday, 29th, June, 2022 joined the She Cranes camp at Kamwokya and her coming boosted the players.
The She Cranes international who plies her trade in Loughborough Lightning Netball Club based in England was was very excited to return back home for the national duty.
“I was so happy that we have qualified for Commonwealth games, I am really excited to be joining the girls and training and keep on challenging ourselves as we go out there, everyone is doing well, the girls are looking for on ground and physical which is good for us because it’s going to be tough out there. ” Says Mary Nuba in her first interview after joining the camp.
Nuba who will be among the many debutants in Commonwealth games, she revealed how is eagerly waiting to feature in that prestigious tournament and even to challenge her club teammates when they are their respective national teams.
“This will be my first time in commonwealth, I am just excited that I am going to represent Uganda and I am planning to do what I can do, yes I am going to go back in England playing against my teammates when they are in there respective national teams, it will be all about challenging each other and having fun because I believe when you play with fun everything can be easy for you, that’s how I take netball. ” Mary Nuba.
The She Cranes head coach, Ssalongo Fred Mugerwa Tabale revealed that the coming of Mary Nuba has boosted his camp and it will help the local based players to learn the movements of Nuba and vice versa because many are new on the team and have never played with Nuba.
“She is a professional player, been scoring goals, we feel that she is going to boost up the team, her coming is going to help the girls to learn how she plays, her movements because many of the girls are new on the team, they have never played with her, so this training will help us to get a picture on how they will be playing. ” Said Coach Mugerwa.
The team is in its sixth week of none residential training and the head coach asserted that the team will go in residential camp early next month