in 2017 we asked full members to submit expressions of interest to host the Netball World Cup 2023.
Two countries expressed an interest and, following a period of planning and review, we received two comprehensive bids by the deadline of 30th June 2018.
The bids submitted were from
- Netball New Zealand, with proposed host city Auckland
- Netball South Africa, with proposed host city Cape Town
For information on the Bid Teams please see here.
The bids are currently being evaluated by a committee appointed by the INF Board.
The committee shall consider the bids in accordance with the criteria and requirements established in the ‘Information for Bidders’, the Netball World Cup Organiser Agreement and the INF Event and Commercial Operations manual and will make a recommendation to the INF Board. In coming to a final decision the INF Board will also take into account the views of the Membership.
Terms of Reference
The BEC is advisory and will make a recommendation to the INF Board to assist INF to achieve its vision, values and strategic goals as outlined in the Strategic Plan, with respect to the evaluation of the bids received to host the Netball World Cup 2023.
The TOR are posted in the resources section of the INF website here.
The Members of the Panel
Independent & Chair of the Committee
Australian born Matthew Curtain is a member of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Sport Programme Commission and a sport adviser of FITEQ, a new start-up International Federation responsible for the sport of Teqball.
Molly was President of the Jamaican Netball Association for 10 Years, President of AFNA for 12 Years and Vice President of INFA from 1999 to 2003. In 2011 she received the Order of Jamaica and she has received numerous other awards as a sports administrator and for her work in Netball. They include the Gleaner Honour Award for the success of the 2003 World Championships
INF Director Asia Region
Gaby Hochbaum was appointed Director of Asia region in 2015. Gaby is a former international player, representing Singapore from 1994 to 2003, and appointed national captain from 2000 to 2003.
Emma is a Major Events Consultant at UK Sport, the lead government agency for major sporting events at the UK level. Emma works with a portfolio of event hosting partners to bid for and stage the worlds biggest sporting events and since being appointed at UK Sport in 2013, has worked in partnership to secure four World Championships including the Netball World Cup 2019. She currently manages over £30m of public funding into some of the UK's biggest events to be hosted over the next three years including Road Cycling World Championships 2019 and the Rugby League World Cup 2021.