Africa Teams playing on Friday
*New Zealand 64-45 Malawi
*Zimbabwe Vs Sri Lanka
*South Africa Vs Trinidad and Tobago
*England Vs Uganda
The Netball World Cup got underway on Friday 12 July, in the city of Liverpool, England.
One of African representatives Malawi got off to a false start with a 64-45 loss to giants New Zealand.
It should be noted that the African continent is represented by four teams – Uganda, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
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The Silver Ferns of New Zealand managed to take their revenge against Malawi who are ranked No.9 in the world.
The Ferns had suffered an embarrassing 57-53 loss to Malawi at last April’s Commonwealth Games.
New Zealand who led 32-17 at halftime on their way to an emphatic win, will now face Barbados on Saturday while Malawi who missed star shooter Mwai Kumwenda will face Singapore.
Over the course of the one week long tournament that ends on the 21 of July, 16 teams will compete to take the crown of World Champions, that is currently held by the Australia Diamonds.
July 12: New Zealand vs Malawi
July 12: Barbados vs Singapore
July 12: Australia vs Northern Ireland
July 12: Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka
July 12: Jamaica vs Fiji
July 12: South Africa vs Trinidad and Tobago
July 12: England vs Uganda
July 12: Scotland vs Samoa
July 13: Australia vs Zimbabwe
July 13: Northern Ireland vs Sri Lanka
July 13: New Zealand vs Barbados
July 13: Malawi vs Singapore
July 13: England vs Scotland
July 13: Uganda vs Samoa
July 13: Jamaica vs Trinidad and Tobago
July 13: South Africa vs Fiji
July 14: New Zealand vs Singapore
July 14: Malawi vs Barbados
July 14: England vs Samoa
July 14: Uganda vs Scotland
July 14: Australia vs Sri Lanka
July 14: Northern Ireland vs Zimbabwe
July 14: Jamaica vs South Africa
July 14: Trinidad and Tobago vs Fiji