IJamaica iguqise iNingizimu Afrika koweNdebe yomnqakiswano

Lubhalwe nguMichael Madyira

INingizimu Afrika iqede umkhankaso wayo wokuhlungela iNdebe Yomhlaba yomnqakiswano ka-2023 esigabeni sokuqala ngokuhlulwa ngo-67-49 ishaywa i-Jamaica e-Cape Town International Convention Centre ngeSonto.

I-Jamaica ibihola lo mdlalo njengoba yenze ubusuku baba nzima ezintokazini zikaNorma Plummer eziphume endaweni yesibili ku-Pool C.

Ama-Spar Proteas manje azodlulela ku-Pool G esigabeni sesibili lapho azimisele ukwenza kahle khona.

Ngemuva kokubheja ngokuthi ngubani ozophuma phambili ku-pool yabo, i-Jamaica iphume phambili.

Iqembu lase-Caribbean selivele lizishaye isifuba ngokuvikela okuqinile njengoba liya emdlalweni bezimisele ukushaya i-Spar Proteas.

Abadlali bebebonakala bethukile kuwo womabili amaqembu, kodwa kube i-Jamaica eshaye igoli kuqala njengoba ikhombise ukuzimisela nokunemba enkundleni zisuka nje.

Elakuleli lizamile ukudlula izimbangi zayo lahola umdlalo ngaphambi kokuthi i-Jamaica iphinde ibadlule ngesikhathi sekuzoyiwa ekhefini.

Ithimba labavikela i-Spar Proteas belingayivumeli i-Jamaica ukuthi idlale ngokugcwele futhi lenze kahle ukunqanda umonakalo, nakuba umshayi wamagoli uJhaniele Fowler ebonakale eyingozi kubo.

Ukuhamba phambili ngo 16-12 kwabathole izindondo zesiliva kuma-Commonwealth Games ekupheleni kwekota yokuqala kubabeke ethubeni lokuwina njengoba osokhaya bekuthole kunzima ukulinganisa amaphuzu noma ukuwina.

Ukaputeni weNingizimu Afrika uBongi Msomi ubethule okubukeka sengathi i-Jamaica ibisimfunde kahle.

Ukwethulwa kokuhlasela kwegoli nguNichole Taljaard kube impumelelo njengoba efake ingcindezi kodwa i-Jamaica ibihamba phambili ngo-32-26

futhi ibijabulela ukuhamba phambili ekuhlaseleni.

Iqembu likaPlummer lihlehliswe inani eliphezulu lika-13 okuyilimaze kakhulu iqembu futhi kwehlisa umzamo womshayi wamagoli uLenize Potgieter oshaye angu-15 ngaphambi kwesikhathi sekhefu.

Ikota yesithathu enzima ishiye iNingizimu Afrika ilandela ngemuva ngamagoli angu-23 njengoba i-Caribbean ibeke lo mdlalo endaweni yawo.

Ukushintsha komdlali ovelele uJodi-Ann Ward esuka ekudlaleni eceleni ukuya ekuvikeleni amagoli kuqinise izinto eNingizimu Afrika futhi kwabanika amathuba ambalwa.

Osokhaya bazamile ukubuya kwikota yokugcina befuna izixazululo, kodwa bakwazile ukwehlisa kancane umkhawulo.

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