Jamaica's Under-21 netballers have gained four selections on the list of 10 'New World Netball Stars' following the International Netball Federation's World Youth Netball Championships which ended in Glasgow, Scotland, last weekend.
The junior Sunshine Girls who captured the bronze medal at the championships were rewarded with four selections on the list. The four are captain and goal defender Vangelee Williams, goalkeeper Shamera Sterling who has been described as a player with natural talent and capable of competing with the best centre Khadijah Williams, and goal attack Thristina Harwood.
The other players on the top 10 list are Chelsea Lewis of Wales; South Africa's Lisa-Marie Wiese; Natalie Haythorn Waite of England; Fiji's Raijieli Daveua, Samantha Wallace from Trinidad and Tobago; and Barbadian Shonica Warton.
The 21-year-old Williams said she was delighted with the selection. "I am feeling really happy about it," said Williams.
" I think that the hard work that I have put in leading into the championships paid off and I am glad that they recognised it."
Williams added: "I am just going to continue to work hard and stay focused because I really want to go to the senior World Championships and to see what it is all about."
The junior Sunshine Girls retained their bronze medal after outclassing archrivals England 52-33 in the third place play-off. New Zealand won the gold medal by defeating defending champions Australia 52-47 in the final.