Gauteng Golden Fireballs and SPAR Proteas defender Jeante Strydom is ready to make her mark with the Ascot Park Lodge Southern Metal within the upcoming 2024 ANZ Premiership season.
Strydom caught the eye of the teaching employees throughout their seek for a participant who might complement the strengths of Abby Erwood and Taneisha Fifita. Head Coach Reinga Bloxham famous, “Jeante completes our defensive line-up. After we had been looking out the globe, I knew we wanted somebody who might work with the strengths of Abby and Taneisha, who would add worth to our staff setting and who has a powerful work ethic too. She is so excited concerning the alternative, and I’m trying ahead to seeing her shine right here on the Metal.”
Strydom, who performs for the Fireballs within the Telkom Netball League and lately earned a spot within the South African staff for the Netball World Cup, expressed her eagerness to affix the staff in New Zealand. She highlighted the Metal’s constructive staff tradition and her capacity to focus solely on netball, given the skilled nature of the game in New Zealand.
The 26-year-old defender goals to make an affect by serving to her staff win video games by means of her defensive expertise and talent to pressure errors. Strydom emphasised her arduous work ethic and the significance of main by instance, motivating her teammates by means of motion and pushing them to coach more durable.
Having beforehand performed for the Bond Bull Sharks in Australia, Strydom seems to be ahead to broadening her enjoying fashion and countering opponents with totally different methods. Whereas her rapid focus is on representing her nation on the Netball World Cup, she is happy concerning the alternative to play in entrance of a house crowd.
The Southern Metal’s CEO, Sonya Fleming, confirmed that the staff was capable of recruit Jeante Strydom as a second worldwide participant, because of George Fisher’s eligibility underneath the competitors’s guidelines. Fisher, who has been residing in New Zealand for the previous two years, met the required standards.
Because the Metal prepares for the upcoming season, additionally they plan to learn from the netball experience of Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit, who will transition to a specialist teaching function in 2024. Selby-Rickit expressed her enthusiasm for the brand new problem, trying ahead to contributing to participant improvement in a special capability.
The Southern Metal’s 2024 staff roster consists of the next gamers: Ivari Christie, Abby Erwood, Taneisha Fifita, George Fisher, Georgia Heffernan, Kate Heffernan, Grace Namana, Renee Savai’inaea, Shannon Saunders, and Jeante Strydom.
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