JOHANNESBURG – South Africa was on Thursday announced as the hosts for the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town.
The 16-team World Cup will be held over 10 days and will feature 60 matches.
It is a historic first for the sport and the country with the tournament coming to South Africa and Africa for the first time.
South Africa beat four-time world champions New Zealand for the hosting rights for the quadrennial showpiece.
South Africa is the first country to have hosted the Soccer World Cup, the Cricket World Cup and the Rugby World Cup and will now add the netball showpiece to the list.