The Netball World Youth Cup (NWYC) is an international netball competition for youth teams under the age of 21. Like many other international sports tournaments, qualifiers are often held to determine which teams will participate in the main event.

Qualification for the Netball World Youth Cup typically involves regional competitions where teams compete for spots in the final tournament.

This year, the Africa regional competition is organised by Netball South Africa. Seven teams will compete to earn the right to compete in the Netball World Youth Cup.

From Sunday 17th to Saturday 23rd of March, the Rembrandt Hall at the University of Pretoria will host determined teams and dedicated fans for one of the continents emerging premier tournaments. The host nation South African will be joined by Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Tickets are on sale at R50 per day. 


Day 7 - Saturday 23 March


Playoff for 5th & 6th position


Playoff for 3rd & 4th position



Participating teams

With a rich tradition in the sport, the South African team have excelled in prestigious tournaments and showcase exceptional athleticism, and tactical prowess on the court. 

Through the dedication of its players and coaches, the Kenya's netball team contributes to the popularity of netball and serves as role models for enthusiasts of all ages.

With by talented players and dedicated coaching staff, the Malawi Queens are ready to showcase their agility, teamwork, and strategic prowess on the court.

Tanzania's Taifa Queens exhibits determination and resilience on the court, promising to make a mark through their hard work and competitive spirit.

Namibia's Desert Jewels have shown resilience on the court, with the players and coaching staff striving for success against formidable opponents.

Zambia's She-polopolo stand out in the global netball community. Their dedication inspires enthusiasts and fosters a love for the sport at all levels of the game.

Zimbabwe's Gems have emerged as a formidable contender in international netball competitions, showcasing skill and determination on the global stage.