Wednesday, 23 October 2019 06:27

South Africa is the new champion of African netball.

The Proteas were crowned champions  after defeating Zambia 72-53 in the final of the 2019 Africa Netball Cup, played at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town.

The South Africans came to the final game high on morale after winning their previous five games.

With Malawi beating Uganda in their round robin clash, the Queens finished second in the final standings after being handed only one defeat by South Africa.

Uganda earned the bronze medal after securing four wins from their six matches.

The Most Valuable Player accolade went to Mary Cholock of Uganda, with Takondwa Lwazi of Malawi being named Best Centre Court Player and Beauty Nakazwe of Zambia unveiled as the Most Accurate Shooter.