‘They need work’ – Nevers says Sunshine Girls must master three areas

first_imgTop local netball coach Winston Nevers says if the Sunshine Girls intend to get on par with world champions Australia and number two New Zealand, there are three areas they must work on. The many-time national champion coach said the Jamaicans’ shortcomings at the just-concluded Netball World Cup in Australia, where they finished fourth and without a medal, were glaring, and they must reinforce these three areas if they are serious about making that next step. “They need to work on three areas. They need to work on the height in the mid court; we need to be uniform right across the court, not only in the defensive and the shooting area, but we need to have height in our mid court,” he stressed of the Sunshine Girls, who were beaten 66-44 by England in the bronze-medal match at the Netball World Cup at the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia, yesterday. need to shoot “Then we need to start shooting as we get inside the circle. If you look at the other teams, as they get one pass inside the circle, they shoot. We make three and four passes inside the circle, and then shoot right underneath the post. But we don’t have to go underneath the post to shoot,” he insisted. “Their percentage of converted passes in the circle and the percentage of winning the ball is higher than ours because we make more passes (in the shooting arc), and they make less passes. So we need to work on distant shooting inside the circle,” he added. The Sunshine Girls’ biggest downfall against the major teams was their inability to stay focused and maintain their standard of play for four quarters. The women play for three quarters, but always have a bad period (mainly the third quarter) from which they mostly never recover. Nevers emphasised the need for the team to concentrate for the entire game. “We need to work on our concentration level, because we are not concentrating right through a 60-minute match. “When I went into the national programme that was what I was going to work on, especially the concentration and the shooting, but I only spent three weeks. But if we had worked on those three areas, we could have beaten them (big teams),” he commented.last_img read more

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FUFA names officials for UPL match-day 4

first_img Tags: FUFARefereestopUPL The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has released a list of match officials that will take charge of the upcoming Uganda Premier League (UPL) match-day 4.The match-day will see five games take place from Tuesday, September 10th to Wednesday, September 11th.On Tuesday, three games will be played while Wednesday will witness two fixtures.The other three games involving continental representatives KCCA FC and Proline FC and the one that pitted Vipers SC away to Onduparaka FC, have all been postponed.Matchday Four AppointmentsTuesday, 10th September 2019: Mbarara City FC Vs Express FC – Maroons stadium, Luzira–Centre referee – Mashood Ssali-First assistant – Okello Lee-Second assistant – Emmanuel Okudra-Fourth Official – John Bosco Kalibbala-Referees’ Assessor- Samuel EgesaTuesday, 10th September 2019: Tooro United FC vs Maroons FC – Muteesa II Stadium, Wankuluku–Centre referee – Muhammad Nasser K-First assistant – Hakim Mulindwa-Second assistant – Lydia Nantabo Wanyama-Fourth Official – Emmanuel Kiwewa-Referees’ Assessor- Khalifan KanakulyaTuesday, 10th September 2019: SC Villa Vs Police FC – Mandela National Stadium–Centre referee – Alex Muhabi-First assistant –  Issa Masembe-Second assistant – Robson Atusinguza-Fourth Official –  Shamira Nabadda-Referees’ Assessor- Amin Bbosa NkonoWednesday, 11th September 2019: BUL FC vs Busoga United FC- FUFA Technical Centre Njeru–Centre referee – William Wilberforce Oloya-First assistant –  Mark Ssonko-Second assistant – Marex Nakitto Nkumbi-Fourth Official –  George Olemu-Referees’ Assessor- Dennis BatteWednesday, 11th September 2019: Bright Stars FC vs Wakiso Giants FC- Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku–Centre referee – Ronald Madanda-First assistant –  Musa Ngobi Balikoowa-Second assistant – Musitapha Mafumu-Fourth Official –  Lucky Kasalirwe-Referees’ Assessor- Edward SsemwogerereComments last_img read more

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