23rd June 03:07 AM
Fiji Pearls to meet NZ in semifinals after beating Uganda
By Semi Turaga
Friday 14/07/2017

The Baby Pearls have qualified for the semifinals of the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana after they upset Uganda 39-37 in their quarterfinal match.

It was a heart stopping match right from the start as Uganda led Fiji 12-7 after the first quarter.

But, the Baby Pearls were able to close in on the lead and level the scores at 17-all at half time.

Even in the third quarter Uganda was leading by just one point with the score 28-27.

Fiji made the difference in the last quarter to win 39-37.

The Baby Pearls will now meet New Zealand in the semifinals which starts at 8 tonight.

You can watch the Baby Pearls live on the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 Youtube channel.

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