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Qualification

Sixteen teams from across the world will compete in Liverpool for netball’s ultimate prize at the Netball World Cup 2019. The teams will be selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments, with the final list of teams to be confirmed in September 2018.

Automatic Qualification

Six teams will qualify automatically for the World Cup: England (as host nation) and the top five teams by INF world ranking, as of 1 July 2018. If England are in the top five, the sixth ranked team will also qualify automatically.

The teams that have automatically qualified for the Netball World Cup 2019 will be announced in July 2018.

Regional Qualifier Events

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

Europe

19-21 January 2018

Perth, Scotland

Teams: Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Oceania

17-22 April 2018

Auckland, New Zealand

Teams: Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa

Africa

August 2018

Venue and teams to be announced.

Americas

August/September 2018

Barbados

Teams to be announced.

Asia

6-12 September 2018

Singapore

Teams to be announced.

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