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Nur Aqilah Andin, 20, WD/GK/GD, Magic Marlins
What was the best advice you were ever given?
The best advice that I was given is to always stay humble.
Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by?
Try it and give your best even when you think you can’t.
If you were to take up another sport, what would it be, and why?
Football! I’ve been playing it since young and I think thats how I keep myself fit by playing under the void deck. The sport also helped me with my coordination. And it’s really fun.
Can you describe yourself with 3 words?
Soft spoken, outgoing, open to learn new things (based on my friends, they helped me with these)
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Still playing netball I guess? Married? Haha kidding
What was your most significant accomplishment (not netball related) in your life so far?
To be awarded the Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award in 2014 (More @ http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/seven-awarded-goh-chok-tong-youth-promise-award)
At what age did you start playing Netball?
Which Netball player (local/international) do you look up to?
Australia Diamond’s Mo’onia Gerrard and Silver Fern’s Casey William
What sparked your interest in Netball?
When I had great teammates and coach back in my first year in Singapore Sports School
What positions do you play?
WD, GD, GK
If given the chance to play another position, what would it be?
What is your biggest challenge as a Netball player, and what do you do to manage this challenge?
Managing studies and also training. I seek help and prioritize things which are more important at that particular of time
What do you look forward to accomplishing in the M1 Netball Super League 2016?
For my team to win!
Why do you play Netball?
To keep myself fit and healthy! Also, I enjoy playing as a team, not individual.
How has Netball impacted your life?
Giving me a healthier mind and body, allowing me to achieve greater things in life and also giving me opportunities to explore the world which I thought I will never be able to (from travelling for training tour).
How do you plan on achieving your team’s goals?
Be discipline to train hard and always give my best all the time.
What role/position do you play in your team, besides than your actual position on court?
The energetic one i guess, cos im the youngest. Hahaha!!
In your opinion, which team is the strongest?
I think all teams are quite strong. Probably Sneakers Stingrays cos they won last year and they have been playing well.
Which team(s) is/are you most excited to play against, and why?
Fier Orcas! It’s their first time playing in the M1 NSL! Every team has their own style of play so this will be “new”.
Besides than your own team, which team do you think will win this year’s M1 Netball Super League?
Tiger Sharks or Sneakers Stingrays
What does your team do before every game?
Talk to each other, ALOT.
Which player (from your team/other teams) do you look up to, and what do you admire most about her?
Premila, she always give her best and she bring that energy in the team whenever she intecept a ball (She always intercepts).
What do you think you and your team will do with the money if you girls win?
Feast probably?? And also club funds!!