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Sunday, March 10, 2019

New Zealand out, South Africa win bid to host 2023 Netball World Cup

Big New Zealand out, South Africa wins bid to host the Netball World Cup 2023.




Netball New Zealand's bid to host the next 2023 Netball World Cup has been fruitless after South Africa won hosting rights for the tournament.


Since it started in England in 1963, the World championship of Netball has been played in New Zealand three times – in Auckland in 1975, Christchurch in 1999, and Auckland again in 2007.

However, South Africa will host the 2023 World Cup in Cape Town, the first an African country will organize the competition.
The 16-group World Cup will be held more than 10 days and will consist of 60 matches.





Cap town, South Africa wins bid to host the next 2023 Netball World Cup




It means South Africa will become only the second country after England to host World Cups in football, rugby, cricket, and netball.


2019 Netball World Cup is Scheduled in Great Britain in Liverpool in this July.


South Africa beat four-time title holders New Zealand for the hosting the quadrennial showpiece.


South Africa is the first country to host the FIFA World Cup, the Cricket World Cup, and the Rugby World Cup and now will presently add the Netball World Cup masterpiece into the list.



The two nations offer the bid in Singapore before the end of last year where the International Netball Federation (INF) successfully needed to choose to bring the World Cup to Africa out of the blue or grant it to the Kiwis for the fourth time historic titles.

Although New Zealand has hosted three past Netball World Cup tournaments, 2023 is the centennial year of netball in that nation.

The tournament organizers are excepting to attracts the 120 000 visitors to Cape Town for the competition which is anticipated to inject in excess of R2.5 billion to the country's economy.



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