NewsOceania Netball World Cup Qualifiers

July 27, 2022by Mitieli Baleiwai

The Oceania Netball World Cup Qualifiers ran from the 19th-23rd of July, it was the first of the five qualifiers for the Netball World Cup 2023 (NWC2023) in Cape Town, South Africa.

The event was hosted by Netball Fiji, and took place in Suva with the hosts welcoming Tonga, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, and the Cook Islands for five days of competition.

The competition was played in a round robin format, with each match needing a winner.

The winner were awarded two points.

In the event of a draw extra time will be allocated, with a four minute internal at the end of the match. The extra time will then be played in two seven-minute halves, with a one minute break at half-time.

If the match is still a draw at the end of the extra time, play will continue until one team has a 2 goals advantage.

At the end of the tournament, the top two teams will then be invited by World Netball to compete at the NWC2023.

If teams are equal on points at the end of the competition, goal percentage will be used to determine placings.




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