TT makes two changes to squad for Netball World Cup

By May 27, 2019

Trinidad and Tobago have made two changes to their team for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England from July 12-21.

Head coach Wesley Gomez confirmed for Sportsmax.TV on Monday that Aniecia Baptiste comes in for Kemba Duncan, who suffered an injury during the team’s visit to Jamaica in October 2018 and has had knee surgery as a result.

Also in is the 6’3” Jameela McCarthy, who plays at both ends of the court and who replaced Joelisa Cooper, who has enlisted with TT’s Fire Services and was not available to train.

The remainder of the team is unchanged but the head coach said the team is now a stronger and fitter version of the team that lost their 2018 series against Jamaica 3-0. The team is also working to be better mentally, he said.

“We are working with our mental coach at least once a week, so that’s taking shape,” he said.

The full squad is comprised of Tahirah Hollingsworth, Jameela McCarthy, Kalifa McCollin, Samantha Wallace, Candice Guerero, Rhonda John-Davis, Shantel Geemungal, Shernece Geemungal, Aniecia Baptiste, Shaquanda Greene, Onella Jack Hill, and Daystar Swift.

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