Ugu to host Proteas

2015-06-11 06:01
Bongiwe Msomi of the Proteas.

Bongiwe Msomi of the Proteas.

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THE South Coast is preparing to welcome the national netball team, the Proteas, as they will be playing here from 16-19 June in the Diamond Challenge.

The Proteas will play against Uganda and Zambia at the Ugu Sports and Leisure Centre in Gamalakhe.

Netball SA CEO Blanche de la Guerre said she is very excited about the upcoming event.

“We have partnered with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation to bring this tournament to the South Coast. The Ugu district is very active in netball, this is going to help us promote the sport further in the area,” she said.

The national teams will host coaching clinics for children and well as technical development clinics.

Entry to the matches is free.

Diamond Challenge fixtures:

Tuesday 16 June:

18:00 South Africa vs Zambia

19:45 Malawi vs Uganda

Wednesday 17 June:

18:00 South Africa vs Malawi

19:45 Zambia vs Uganda

Thursday 18 June:

18:00 Malawi vs Zambia

19:45 South Africa vs Uganda

Friday 19 June:

18:00 – Finals: Log 3rd Position vs Log 4th Position

19:45 – Finals: Log 1st Position vs Log 2nd Position. - Supplied.

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