Samoa through to Netball World Cup

By Ulimasao Fata 23 April 2018, 12:00AM

Samoa National Netball team has booked their spot for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England.

Following an undefeated run at the Regional Qualifiers in Auckland, New Zealand, over the weekend, Samoa together with Fiji, who was the runner up, were the top teams from the competition. 

Netball Samoa won all their contests throughout the three-day tournament, defeating Cook Islands 50-45, Papua New Guinea 52-41, Tonga 56-41 and Fiji 54-43 in the final.

RNZ reports Samoa Netball team for the Oceania Qualifiers comprised of overseas based players who just came together last week Sunday.

The Samoa International Netball team is coached by former Captain, Frances Solia.

By Ulimasao Fata 23 April 2018, 12:00AM

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