Netball World Cup: Sunshine Girls beat Zimbabwe, book fifth-place clash with Malawi


Netball World Cup: Sunshine Girls beat Zimbabwe, book fifth-place clash with Malawi

Friday, July 19, 2019

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LIVERPOOL, England —The Sunshine Girls beat Zimbabwe77-47in theirNetball World Cupclash at M&S Bank Arenaon Fridayto confirm their fifth-place play-off match against Malawi on Sunday.

The Sunshine Girls pounced on Zimbabwe from the outset and created a 23-15 lead at the end of the first quarter.

They tightened the defensive screws in the second quarter, allowing only nine goals during that 15-minute period to stretch their advantage 47-24 at half time.

The Jamaicans were not as dominant in the third quarter, but were still good enough for a 59-38 lead entering the fourth and final period before coasting to victory.


Zimbabwe —Pauline Jani, Ursula Ndlovu, Ndaizivel Madzikangava, Patricia Mauladi, Claris Kwaramba, Felisitus Kwangwa, Rudo Karume.

Subs: Sharon Bwanali, Sharleen Makusha, Adelaide Muskwe, Perpetua Siyachitema, Joice Takaidza.

Jamaica — Jhaniele Fowler, Shanice Beckford, Nicole Dixon, Adean Thomas, Vangelee Williams, Jodi-Ann Ward, Kadie-Ann Dehaney.

Subs: Romelda Aiken, Stacian Facey, Rebekah Robinson, Shamera Sterling, Khadijah Williams.

Sanjay Myers

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