Get ready for the upcoming Netball World up? Yes folks, it’s the 15th time this netball tournament has taken place. And after four years, it will be held at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool. The bulid up for this competition has been all over the internet. So, let’s talk about the teams to watch out for.
The tournament kicks off on July 12th and the final will take place on Sunday July 21st. Liverpool was chosen as the host city for this exciting event by the International Netball Federation. All the matches will be played in the Liverpool Arena. This spectacular arena can welcome up to 11,000 people.
16 countries from around the world will participate in this thrilling tournament. The teams will be divided into four groups, with four teams each. The three top teams will form groups E and F in the second stage. The top two teams of the E and F group will compete in the play-offs to see who will reach the finals. While the remaining will fight for their specific places.
Eleven-time winners Australia are top of the world rankings. They are expected to make it through the first stage. Yet, this year might be a little tougher for the Australians, with Jamaica and England both in fine form. The Australian team cannot afford to underestimate these teams.
In 2018, Jamaica lost to England by only one goal. England on the other hand, has always gone all-out to be among the best. They have always been among the top 4. Yet, have reached only one final only in 1975. Will this be England’s year, let’s wait and see.
Do you want to follow the World Cup and support your favorite team? Tickets are available online, but only a few are left, so you better be quick. For those of you who won’t be able to attend the show. It will be broadcasted live on the BBC sport website.
All the teams are ready to bring the World Cup back home. Get behind your favorite team and support them. If you are feeling very patriotic, book your tickets and watch them win! Will being the current champions of the Netball World Cup help Australia make it through the finals? Will England or Jamaica be a threat for them. Let’s wait and see, may the best team win!