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The President of University Sport South Africa and the entire Board Members wishes to congratulate the USSA Netball National Team for winning the 2

Championships that took place in Miami (USA) from the 13-17th July 2016. The competition consisted of 130 athletes from the top 8 Nations in the World and over 100 volunteers from 17 countries. The countries that participated at this year event were:

1. South Africa

2. Jamaica

3. Uganda

4. Namibia

5. United States (Host Country)

6. Australia

7. Trinidad & Tobago

8. England

The South African Students’ Netball Team remained favourites to win the competition having won all their matches ahead of the final game against Jamaica. The SA team lost the first quarter by 8-10 and came back to win the game by a 43-39. The first edition of the games was hosted in South Africa (Cape Town) in 2012 and won by the Great Britain and the 3rd edition is scheduled to be hosted in Uganda in the year 2018.

The team arrives back in South African tomorrow Wednesday’ 20 July 2016 and will land at the OR Tambo International Airport at 07H55am -Virgin Atlantic Airlines. Please join the USSA Board Members, President of Netball SA and fellow South African Sports lovers as they welcome our heroines home.