In July 2019, sixteen teams from across the world will compete in Liverpool for netball’s ultimate prize. The teams have been selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments to compete for the acclaimed title.
As the host nation of the event, England have 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 Northern Ireland, Scotland, Fiji, Samoa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Sri Lanka and Singapore, all of whom have qualified through their respective Regional Qualifier events in 2018.
There will be 60 matches played in Liverpool throughout the 10-day tournament and Liverpool City Council / Culture Liverpool will be working with the team to produce the official opening and closing ceremonies!