1 Aug 2006

Samoa netball coach say recent tournament highlighted areas for development

10:18 am on 1 August 2006

The Samoa netball coach, Linda Vagana says the recent qualifying tournament for next year's world championships in Fiji, has highlighted areas to be developed.

Samoa who finished unbeaten has qualified along with the Cook Islands.

Vagana a former Silver Ferns defender says they've learned a lot from the recent tournament.

"It's also a chance to see what our level of development is at this stage. There are a lot of Samoan girls that would love to be here, and obviously this is going to provide a stepping stone for us to prepare for the world champs."