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The triumphant Zambia team strutting their stuff on court after capturing the Nations Cup. They beat Papua New Guinea 65-49.PHOTO: TIFFANY GOH FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES
The triumphant Zambia team strutting their stuff on court after capturing the Nations Cup. They beat Papua New Guinea 65-49.PHOTO: TIFFANY GOH FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES

The Zambia Senior National Netball Team has won the 2016 Mission Foods Nations Cup in Singapore.

Zambia this morning beat Papua New Guinea 65 – 49 in a game played at the OCBC Arena to emerge 2016 Mission Foods Nations Cup champions.

Netball Association of Zambia (NAZ) General Secretary Pritchard Ngoma has confirmed the development to ZANIS Sports in Lusaka yesterday.

Ngoma disclosed that this is Zambia Senior National Netball Team’s first trophy won outside Africa.

And Ngoma has praised the technical bench led by Coach Charles Zulu and all the players for putting up an impressive performance during the tournament.

The International Netball Federation (INF) recognised ranking tournament started on September 4, 2016 and featured six teams that include Papua New Guinea, Canada, Botswana, Ireland, Zambia and Hosts Singapore.

Meanwhile the victorious Zambia senior national netball team is expected to arrive in the country tomorrow, Monday September 12, 2016.

Netball Association of Zambia (NAZ) General Secretary Pritchard Ngoma has confirmed the arrival of the team on his facebook page.

Ngoma, who however did not disclose the team’s arrival time, said those willing to welcome the team should be at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport by 12:00 hours.

The Singapore 2016 Mission Foods Nations Cup is the first trophy which the Zambia senior national netball team won from outside Africa.

The Singapore 2016 Mission Foods Nations Cup, which is an International Netball Federation (INF) recognised ranking tournament, kicked off on September 4, 2016 and ended on September 10, 2016.

The tournament featured six teams that included Papua New Guinea, Canada, Botswana, Ireland, Zambia and hosts Singapore.st_20160908_sptnet_25812202

10 COMMENTS

    • @KK Airport Cabinet

      Kindly note.. The zambians are in Green … not in blue.. so don’t worry about bleaching their skin..Our gilrs are the dark ones

  1. ….Correction….Netball zoona….wow we used to enjoy watching netball…at primary school…ninshi tugelo twesu tuleteya…congrats….ati…aye…eya…aye…eya

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