Uganda Netball national team ( She Cranes) will take on the World’s top three ranked nations in the Vitality Netball Nations Cup that will be staged in England.
Uganda will battle world champions Australia, England and New Zealand in the competition slated for early next year.
The four days event will be held on the weekends of 20-21 and 27-28 January 2024 at OVO Arena Wembley (London) and Direct Arena (Leeds).
“Following an historic summer where the Roses were once again catapulted into the nation’s hearts, we’re excited to host a Vitality Netball Nations Cup where our fans will have the privilege of watching some of the world’s very best netballers and of course have the opportunity to get behind the Vitality Roses.”
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“The two venues in London and Leeds will offer the perfect backdrop for this incredible showcase of highly anticipated matches and demonstrates the growing support and interest in our sport in this country. We are very much looking forward to welcoming Australia, New Zealand and Uganda for this fiercely contested Series which will get the 2024 netball calendar off to a fantastic start.” Read a statement from England Netball
Australia are the reigning world champions following their 61-45 triumph over England in the Netball World Cup final that was held in South Africa this year.
Uganda registered their best ever finish at the Showpiece finishing fifth after their victory over South Africa.
Meanwhile, the Australian Diamonds and the New Zealand Silver Ferns remain on top of the world rankings, with England currently placed in third.
She Cranes Games;
Saturday, 20th January – OVO Arena Wembley, London
Australia vs. New Zealand – 6:00 p.m.
England vs. Uganda – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, 21st January – OVO Arena Wembley, London
New Zealand vs. Uganda – 5:00 p.m.
England vs. Australia – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 27th January – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Australia vs. Uganda – 6:00 p.m.
England vs. New Zealand – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, 28th January – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Third-place Playoff – 5:00 p.m.
Final – 7:15 p.m.