THIRD PLACE: Buddo SS 40-43 Kawanda SS
FINAL: Kitende (41)-(36) St Noa Girls
St. Mary’s Boarding Secondary School-Kitende have successfully defended the Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Association (FEASSSA) Netball trophy with a 41-36 win against St. Noa Girls Secondary School-Zana.
The high pressure contest was held at Save TTC in Huye, Rwanda on Sunday, 27th August 2023.
Record champions Kitende beat Kawanda SS 45-33 in the semi-final to earn a back to back final slot.
St. Noa Girls Secondary School-Zana reached the final after their 48-38 triumph against Buddo SS.
The Zana based side won by a 10 goals difference in an all-Ugandan affair held on Saturday, 26th August at Save TTC.
St. Noa Girls won the all quarters 9-14, 19-24, 29-34 and 38-48 in the first, second third and fourth.
Buddo SS come to the semi-final stage as 2nd placed. They garnered six (6) points in four after losing Kitende in the biggest group stage clash.
They (Buddo SS) scored 298, and conceded 158.
St. Noa Girls are second scoring side in the championship behind St. Mary’s-Kitende with a tune of 314. They conceded 125 to register a 189 goals difference.
They (St. Noa) led group A unbeaten eight (8) points in four.
St. Noa Girls will face the winner between St. Mary’s-Kitende and Kawanda SS who meet in the next semi-final
Kitende topped group B with eight (8) points after a 100% four games winning run in group A before their triumph against second place Kawanda SS in the semi-final.
Kawanda SS recorded four wins and a loss to St. Noa Girls Secondary School-Zana to advance to the semi-final.
St. Mary’s-Kitende was the most scoring side in the group stage. They scored 337 goals and conceded 101 to register a goals difference of 236.
Kawanda SS scored 205, conceded 136 to register six (6) points.
Kawanda SS stunned Buddo SS 43-40 in a third classification game to win a bronze medal.