The Netball World Cup brings together the world’s top teams, it is one of the biggest netball tournaments in the sport’s calendar. Taking place every four years, the tournament is set to take place again in 2023.
Who won the netball world cup 2019?
In 2019 New Zealand won the Netball World Cup in Liverpool, UK. They were crowned the winners after beating Australia by one goal in a tense final. England came away with the bronze medal, South Africa finished in fourth. Three of these teams remain in the top four in world rankings.
Let’s take a look at how many teams are in the Netball World Cup plus where it’s taking place.
Netball World Cup 2023 dates:
The tournament takes place between Friday 28th July and Sunday 6th August 2023.
Where is the Netball World Cup 2023?
The 2023 Netball World Cup is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. Matches will be played at the International Convention Center which is to the north of the city.
How many teams are in the 2023 Netball World Cup
16 teams will take part in the 2023 Netball World Cup. Teams were seeded based on their Netball World Ranking on 3rd November 2022.
The teams and pools for the 2023 Netball World Cup are:
England’s opening match at the tournament will be against Barbados. They will then go on to face Malawi before their final pool stage match again the Scottish Thistles.
The England Roses World Cup Squad for the netball world cup is:
Natalie Metcalf – Co-Captain
Layla Guscoth – Co-Captain
Jade Clarke – Leader
Halimat Adio (reserve)
Amy Carter (reserve)
Sophie Drakeford-Lewis (reserve)
We’re looking forward to seeing Elite Netball Academy Ambassador and International player Natalie Metcalf at the 2023 Netball World Cup with the English Roses.
Netball World Cup Tickets
The best website for Netball World Cup 2023 tickets is the official site. Head this way.
Key facts about the Netball World Cup:
What is the biggest netball tournament?
Alongside the Commonwealth Games, the Netball World Cup is the biggest netball tournament. Currently, netball is not an Olympic sport so the World Cup presents a great opportunity for the top 16 teams in the world to play on the biggest stage.
How often is the netball world cup?
The Netball World Cup takes place every four years.
Who is number 1 in the world for netball?
Australia is currently ranked the number one team in the netball world rankings. In Australia, netball is the most popular women’s sport with over one million women playing netball regularly. Although traditionally identified as a sport for women, mixed and men’s netball is becoming increasingly popular.
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