JAMAICA’S SUNSHINE Girls are set to face New Zealand Silver Ferns in the second game of their two-match series early this morning for the Tiani Jamison Trophy, with a vastly depleted squad and their backs against the wall.
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Despite losing the first Test 70-45, and with the odds stacked against coach Connie Francis’ team for a victory in the second game, she insists they will try to make the best of the situation.
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The Sunshine Girls only travelled to New Zealand with seven players, with five players unable to get their visas in time to travel with the group.
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However, the team was able to add veteran Carla Borrego and Romelda Aiken-George, who reside in New Zealand and Australia, respectively, to the squad to increase the player pool to nine.
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Nevertheless, Francis noted there was little that could have been done, and although it puts them in an awkward position, she insists they are there to play
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