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Gems up two places

By Shelly Guni / Published on Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018 15:11 PM / No Comments / 232 views

3 July 2018

ZIMBABWE senior netball team moved two places up in their world rankings from 15 to 13 after their participation at the Namibia Quad series where they finished second.

This is according to the recently published world rankings update.

A statement released by the International Netball Federation on 1 July 2018 notes that Zimbabwe and Namibia are the only African countries to climb up the ladder.

“The rankings reflect the matches played up to June 30th 2018, including the recent Netball Europe Open Challenge and the Namibia Quad Series.

“Following two victories in the Namibia Quad Series, Zimbabwe move up two places into 13th, which sees Fiji and Samoa drop to 14th and 15th respectively.

“With a clean sweep in their matches at the Netball Europe Open Challenge, Ireland move up two places to 19th and after winning their own Quad Series, Namibia move up five places and are now ranked 28th.”

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