Netball's World Cup bid receives boost

Dinaledi: Netball is seeking a place at the 2023 World Cup
Dinaledi: Netball is seeking a place at the 2023 World Cup

The senior women's netball team's dream of qualifying for the 2023 Netball World Cup is gaining the right momentum.

The tournament will be held in neighbouring South Africa, with Cape Town as the host city, the first time the Netball World Cup comes to Africa.

The Botswana Netball Association (BONA) believes the women's team will be part of the tournament after receiving assistance from Netball South Africa. BONA spokesperson, Mokeresete Mokeresete said the most important thing right now is to qualify for the first senior Netball World Cup to be held in Africa.

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