SAMOA SET TO CHALLENGE
Samoa ensure their
9th-16th place by beating the Cayman Islands
entrants The Cayman Islands got off to a shaky start, and Samoa took advantage of the situation to gain an early
lead of 14 goals to 7 by the first break.
The Cayman Islands worked the ball well down the court,
securing it into the circle, but it was the shooters who let them down today.
They couldn't quite sink the shots, leaving the Samoan defence to pick up the
rebounds. Samoa anticipated the pass well
which resulted in excellent tips for the team as they continued to steam
"We were expecting
a very tough game - this is the team that beat Scotland and Scotland beat
us." Explained Cayman Islands head coach
On asking about
their remaining fixtures she said, "It'll be totally different opposition. It'll
be a matter of us keeping our heads about us and our standard high against some
hopefully weaker opposition."
For Samoa it's all about beating their previous finish in 2009
of 11th. But coach Patricia Wilcox isn't being phased by the next stage of the
"Were going to
have a look at who we're facing next but we're really going to focus on our own
Farah Hasan, Planet Netball
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