Sunday, July 21
*7/8 place: Zimbabwe 47-58 Uganda
*5/6 place: Jamaica 68-50 Malawi
*3/4 place: England 58-42 South Africa
*Final; Australia 51-52 New Zealand
She Cranes starting 7:
Lilian Ajio (GD), Ruth Meeme (WA), Stella Nanfuka (GK), Stella Oyella (Centre), Mary Nuba (GS), Sylvia Nanyonga (WD), Peace Proscovia (GA)
Uganda thrash Zimbabwe 58-47 in a game played at M&S Bank Arena to end their 2019 Netball World Cup on a high.
This was the team’s fourth victory and as many losses from a total of eight games.
The placement game sees the She Cranes finish seventh overall of the 16 competing teams, their best position at a World Cup – Uganda finished 8th in Australia (2015) and were 13th in Trinidad and Tobago in 1979.
New Zealand beat Australia in a closely contested final while hosts England settled for Bronze against South Africa.
Despite an opening day loss to hosts Englad, Uganda managed to end second in group D of the preliminary stage after victories over Scotland and Samoa to qualify for the second stage.
The side beat Trinidad and Tobago in a pulsating affair but consequent losses against South Africa and Jamaica saw them miss out a semi final slot.
In the 5-8 placement game, Uganda lost to Malawi before beating Zimbabwe who had lost to Jamaica.
*Preliminary stage one.
England 64-32 Uganda
Uganda 69-48 Samoa
Uganda 52-43 Scotland
*Preliminary Stage Two
Trinidad & Tobago 54-57 Uganda
South Africa 67-40 Uganda
Jamaica 57-39 Uganda
Malawi 55-44 Uganda
Zimbabwe 47-58 Uganda
Overall World Cup Positions:
- New Zealand (Gold)
- Australia (Silver)
- England (Bronze)
- South Africa
- Trinidad & Tobago
- Northern Ireland
- Sri Lanka