JOHANNESBURG – The two South African netball teams set to do battle at the Diamond Challenge in Limpopo this coming week were announced by national coach Norma Plummer in Tshwane over the weekend.
Following a week-long training camp, two teams were selected to take on national sides from Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia over five days of scintillating action at the Ngoako Ramathlodi Sports Complex in Seshego from Tuesday to Sunday.
South Africa will be represented by the Proteas as well as a President’s XII, which will showcase some of the up and coming stars of the game.
Speaking at the announcement, Plummer explained: “I was extremely happy with the standard of players at camp to be able to select the strongest possible Proteas team," said Plummer.
Plummer, when asked about South Africa’s dominance in previous tournaments, added: ‘”We will respect all teams we play in the Diamond Challenge and we will be working hard to win these games.