Netball World Cup Trophy is coming to Cape Town

07 Jul 2023 in Where We Govern

With just three weeks left before the Netball World Cup get under way, anticipation for the tournament has reached fever pitch. The Netball World Cup Trophy which has travelled across the country over the last six weeks has reached its final destination. Read more below:

Netball SA mascot LETSATSI on the NETBALL WORLD CUP ROADSHOW at Heartfelt Arena, Centurion. Friday 02 JUNE 2023


Cape Town residents will have the opportunity to see the Netball World Cup Trophy up close for the next week.

The Cape Town Trophy Tour will kick off at the Tygervalley Shopping Centre Food Court on Saturday 8 July 2023.

The activation, led by the Cape Town Netball Federation will be at the shopping centre from 15:00 until 17:00.

Visitors at the V&A Waterfront will experience the trophy tour at the amphitheatre on Sunday 9 July from 11:00 until 14:00.

There will be fun activations, games, the official Netball mascot Letsati and giveaways.

On Monday 10 July, the trophy will make its way to the Langa Civic Hall in Washington Street for a day of more activities including an exhibition netball game with local players.

The activities will start from 10:00 until 14:00.

The final stop on the trophy tour is the Canal Walk Food Court on Tuesday 11 July.

‘This is the pinnacle of the build up to Africa’s first Netball World Cup and as Cape Town we are truly looking forward to welcoming the world to our city. For now, we are excited to receive the famed trophy as the final destination in its journey across the country.  We encourage Capetonians to take the chance to go to their closest trophy activation and enjoy the spirit of the Netball World Cup. We have some exciting fun activities lined up at these activations and you can take pictures with the trophy before the start of the tournament,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security Alderman JP Smith.

The Netball World Cup gets under way on 28 July and runs until 6 August 2023.

Tickets for some of the games are still available at

The City will establish a Fan Park outside the CTICC where netball fans can watch matches on a big screen, enjoy live entertainment, play games and enjoy a family environment for the duration of the Netball World Cup.


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