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Qualification

 

 

Sixteen teams from across the world will compete in Liverpool for netball’s ultimate prize; the Netball World Cup. Teams have been selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments.

As host nation, England automatically qualified for the tournament, along with the top five ranked teams; Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa, and Malawi.  These six teams will be joined in Liverpool by the countries listed below, all of whom qualified through their respective Regional Qualifier events in 2018.

Automatic qualification

The five teams to qualify automatically for the Netball World Cup 2019 have been confirmed as Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa, and Malawi. These teams join England who qualified as host nation.

Regional Qualifier events

Five Regional Qualifier events took place throughout 2018, with two teams from each of the INF regions – Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania, qualifying to make up the remaining 10 teams contesting the World Cup.

Europe

Qualified teams: Northern Ireland and Scotland

Oceania

Qualified teams:  Fiji and Samoa

Africa

Qualified Teams: Uganda and Zimbabwe

Americas

Qualified Teams: Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados

Asia

Qualified Teams: Sri Lanka and Singapore

To view the current world rankings and for further information about the INF ranking system click here.