She Cranes tested for COVID-19 ahead of South Africa trip

The Uganda National Netball team, “She Cranes” underwent COVID-19 test on Saturday 13th March 2021 at National referral hospital, Mulaga ahead of a test series huddle with Africa’s number one South Africa.

The She Cranes side who will feature in a three series tie with South Africa in Cape Town have been in a non-residential training that began early this month in Lugogo.

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The test series are to help Uganda stay in the International Netball Federation (INF) top 12 rankings to keep U21 and Common Wealth games slots whose qualification to the final tournaments was based on rankings.

The She Cranes needs to win a serie or reduce losing goal margins against South Africa’s Spar Proteas to overtake Malawi who is currently second ranked and sixth in Africa and the world respectively.

Uganda’s She Cranes shall travel on 19th March 2021 to Cape Town for test series scheduled for 24th to 31st April.

Full squad in the camp


Nasimu Mutesi (NIC)

Shaffie Nalwanjja (KCCA)

Fauzia Nakibuule (KCCA)

Joan Nampugu (NIC)

Prevas Kayenyi (NIC)

Robinah Nyakecho (UCU)

Mumena Tausi (Prisons)


Sarah Nakiyunga (KU)

Mamie Suzan (Police)

Susan Atino (KCCA)

Florence Adunia (NIC)

Shafic Shalila(KBK)


Mary Nubba (Lightning)

Irene Eyaru(KCCA)

Stella Oyella(NIC)

Anisha Mohammed (UCU)

Shadia Nasanga (KCCA)

Anisha Kabedera (Weyonje)

Rashid Mubiru (Head Coach)

Lina Okee (Assistant coach)

Ali Mugisha (Umpire)


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