Cape Town - Cape Town has officially picked up the baton as the next host city for the Netball World Cup.
Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith represented the City of Cape Town last night when the International Netball Federation (INF) flag was presented to team South Africa, signalling the start of the journey to 2023.
The Mayor of Liverpool handed over the INF flag at the conclusion of the 2019 Netball World Cup.
South Africa was one of the top performers at the 2019 event and is now ranked among the top four Netball nations In the world.
"The City of Cape Town is very proud of the South African netball team's brilliant performance at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool. They played with heart and soul and made it to the semifinals for the first time. The team finished fourth; better than countries with more experience and positions on the world rankings. We congratulate them and look forward to the tournament in 2023, when South Africa will play on home soil," said Smith.