March 1, 2024

NWC 2023 Celebrates 100 Days to Go

CAPE TOWN – April marks 100 days to go to the Vitality Netball World Cup 2023 which is scheduled to be hosted on African soil for the first time.

The tournament will be held at Cape Town Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town from 28 July – 6 August 2023, with 16 of the world’s top netball nations, including the hosts South Africa, competing.

Following the successful Netball Friday launch in Tembisa on 14 April as initiated by the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Zizi Kodwa, and the unveiling of a multi-purpose facility at Ronnie Louw Sports Grounds in Hopefield on 18 April, there are a number of upcoming activations planned in various provinces to mark 100 Days to Go which will be spearheaded by various Provincial Governments and Municipalities.

In the Western Cape, the City of Cape Town is hosting a netball tournament with the the objective of creating awareness and driving the message of rallying support for the upcoming VNWC2023.

Whilst in the province of Limpopo, where the President of Netball South Africa Cecilia Molokwane hails, they have planned a mini world cup tournament for schools taking place at the Ngwako Ramatlhodi Indoor Sports Centre.

Remarking on the Local Organising Committee’s readiness to host the global event, Priscilla Masisi, Tournament Director for the VNWC2023.

“This 100 Days to Go milestone will assist in providing all of us with an opportunity to encourage the 16 nations participating in the Vitality Netball World Cup 2023 to mobilise their supporters
so that they can come and get behind their teams.

“We therefore encourage all of the supporters to buy their tickets to attend this first ever Netball World Cup on African soil.”

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