Samoa pulled off a 60-40 victory against Bermuda in a physical game from
With equal height matches throughout the court there weren't any easy ways
for the teams to get past each other, resulting in highly contested possession.
However, it was shooting the at both ends that let them down. In Bermuda's case
it was particularly detrimental with a 69% accuracy average, dropping to as low
as 56% at times.
Yet Bermuda made a last ditch attempt in the third quarter, winning it
15-11, but it wasn't enough and they had to settle for a loss.
Samoa now face home side Scotland in the bid for a 12th to 9th place.
Having faced each other already in the group stages Samoa came off the better
side winning 54-31, and Samoan captain Analina Tone is keen on repeating
"Were going to focus on what we did well against them during the rounds and
try and fix what wasn't so effective."
Head coach Patricia Wilcox added "We'll bring everything we've got."
Editorial courtesy Farah Hasan, Planet Netball