Young Sunshine Girls to playoff for fifth at Youth World Cup

Jamaica's Under 21 Sunshine Girls will play off with South Africa for 5th place at the Netball Youth World Cup following their 58-45 victory over Scotland on Friday in Botswana. The girls controlled the game from the get go as they ended the first quarter 17-11 and closed the first half 33-19. Scotland staged a mini fight back as they cut the lead to 7 in the 3rd quarter which ended 41-34.

However, the young Sunshine Girls held on and outscored the Scots in the 4th quarter 17-11. The Janet Guy-coached team will next meet the South Africans on Sunday. South Africa  defeated Uganda 59-35 in their playoff match.

Meanwhile, New Zealand booked their place in the final with a 79-28 win over Fiji. They will meet either Australia or England who will contest one semi-final.


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