Botswana: The Botswana Police Netball Ladies team, popularly known as the Jungle Queens, are the 2022 Lucara Botswana Netball League Nationals Champions.
The Jungle Queens defeated BDF Cats by 40 goals to 37 in a closely contested match, thereby scooping the title in the top four finals, which was hosted by Botswana Netball Association (BONA) at Botswana Police College, Otse on Saturday (12/11/2022).
The Jungle Queens walked away with a cash price amounting to P10,000.00, a trophy and Gold Medals. Other teams that contested were BDF Cats, Notwane and Tasc.
The four ladies’ teams qualified for the National finals after being victorious following Lucara Botswana Netball League Top 8 eliminations held at Itekeng Sports Complex in Orapa from 29th to 30th October 2022.
Meanwhile, the men’s team was contested by the Police Jaguars, BDF Cats, Vipers and Tafic.
In the men’s losers final, Police Jaguars played against Tafic and won by 57 points to 18. The Team Manager for the Police Netball team, Inspector Mopati Molefe, was awarded the Best Manager trophy for Lucara Netball League 2022.
The Botswana Police Netball Club team also congratulate jungle queens on their championship in Netball League 2022.
Netball is an interesting game played on a court by two teams of seven players. Netball is a sport which is not that familiar to people but was created exclusively for female competitors. This sport is the only sport which can be played indoors or outdoors and is specifically played in schools.
The rules of Netball are not rocket science, and it is very simple; anybody can simply follow the following:
- The Player is not allowed to travel with the ball.
- The Player is not allowed to snatch the ball from the other’s player hand.
- Three feet distance is necessary with the Player who has the ball.
- Moreover, the Player cannot be allowed to hold the ball for more than 3 seconds.