Uganda She Pearls edge Scotland to finish 7th at 2017 Netball World Youth Cup

2017 Netball World Youth Cup

  • Uganda She Pearls 55-42 Scotland

Uganda Netball U-21 team, the She Pearls has defeated Scotland 55-42 to claim 7th place at the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana.

Sharp shooters Zam Seera and Irene Eyaru were in scintillating form to inspire the Ugandan youngsters.

It was all smiles in the She Pearls camp after three successive defeats at the tourney.

Uganda had narrowly lost 39-37 to Fiji in the quarter finals, South Africa in a classification game as well as the last Group D game to Jamaica 44-39.

Earlier, Uganda had topped Pool C with a better goal difference (78) followed by Jamaica (53) and hosts Botswana (53).

Meanwhile, Jamaica won 52-47 over South Africa in the 5th and 6th place contest.