Proteas set Netball World Cup Alight with Superb Victory vs Fiji

by | Jul 14, 2019

The SPAR Proteas continued with their brilliant display at the Vitality Netball World Cup, beating Fiji, score: 90-35.

This is the second win for the South Africans who were successful in their opening match against Trinidad & Tobago last night, score: 76-45.

Coach Norma Plummer’s side have continued to make waves at the tournament in Liverpool as they have set the bar after obtaining the highest score at the Netball World Cup so far.

Sweet Victory for Captain Bongi On Her 100th Appearance

The team’s captain, Bongi Msomi, step onto the court receiving her 100th appearance for the Proteas and to top it all off her performance on the night saw her being named the Player of the Match.

Proteas Will Be Hoping to Make It Three Wins on The Trot

Tomorrow, the ladies will be in action once again as they will take on Jamaica.


Shooting Stats – South Africa:
Lenize Potgieter 33/34 (97%)
Sigi Burger 30/33 (91%)
Maryka Holtzhausen 6/7 (86%)
Renske Stoltz 21/25 (84%)

Next Fixture for The Proteas
14 July – Jamaica vs South Africa, 17h00


Photo 1 Caption: SPAR Proteas skipper Bongi Msomi marks a special moment as she enters the arena to claim her 100th cap in national colours, representing South Africa against Fiji at the Vitality Netball World Cup on Saturday, 13 July, in Liverpool. The South Africans secured an impressive 90-35 win. Photo: Supplied

Photo 2 Caption: Goal Defender Karla Pretorius shows the determination invested to secure a second emphatic victory for the home side. Photo: Supplied

Photo 3 Caption: Lenise Potgieter boasted a 97% goal-scoring success rate for the South Africans, who are now two for two ahead of their third fixture, against Jamaica at 5pm on Sunday. Photo: Supplied

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