world cup visits upington

Netball fanatics and Upington residents have expressed excitement that the netballWorld Cup trophy is in the Northern Cape. The trophy just made its stop in UpingtonHigh School and was received by a jubilant crowd who couldn’t wait to pose forpictures with it.The trophy tour of the Vitality Netball World Cup is taking part ahead of the worldtournament from 28 July until 6 August in Cape Town.A total of 16 netball teams will compete in the Mother City to lift this trophy, with NewZealand the defending champion.South Africa is competing in Group C against Wales, Sri Lanka, and Jamaika, with theProteas’ first game on 28 July against Wales.Northern Cape MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture Desiree Fennies, says she is very happyto have welcomed the Netball World Cup Trophy here.INSERT…..MEC NETBALLNetball South Africa President Cecilia Molokwane, explained the inspiration behind theNetball Trophy tour.INSERT…PRE NETBALL

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