Africa Region

Uganda vs South Africa at the Netball World Cup 2023

Scope of the Region

The African Region covers a total of 57 countries. 

Current Regional & World Netball Members

Any country within the Region is encouraged to play and develop Netball and those who join both the Regional Federation and World Netball, either as Associate or Full Members, gain access to a wider range of support services.

The Africa Region currently has three Associate Members and 15 Full Members.

If you would like more information on joining your Regional Federation and World Netball please contact World Netball.

Full Members

BOTSWANA
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MALAWI
Uganda Flag
UGANDA
IVORY COAST
BURUNDI
KENYA
NAMIBIA
ZAMBIA
TANZANIA
GHANA
LESOTHO
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SOUTH AFRICA
ZIMBABWE
ESWATINI
NIGERIA

Associate Members

LIBERIA
SEYCHELLES
THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Other Netball Nations

ANGOLA
GAMBIA
SIERRA LEONE
EGYPT
MAURITIUS
ETHIOPIA
SENEGAL

Lead Agency

Africa Netball is the newly constituted Regional Federation and the lead World Netball agency for the Africa Region.

All Members within Africa work in line with the World Netball Strategic Plan, a copy of which can be obtained here.

Regional Federation Officials

The current Netball Africa Management Committee includes:

  • President
  • Vice-President – Development
  • Vice-President – Marketing
  • Secretary General
  • Treasurer
  • World Netball Regional Director

World Netball Africa Regional Development Manager

The Africa Region has a Regional Development Manager (RDM) who works as part of the World Netball Secretariat:

Joan SmitAfrica Regional Development Manager
AddressOlympic House, 31 Tacoma Street, Suiderhof, Windhoek Namibia
Work Phone+264 61229285
Mobile Phone+264 811226060
Emailjoan.smit@worldnetball.sport

Until final contact details are confirmed for the new committee please direct any queries to Joan Smit.

Regional Meetings

The African Region held its Annual General Meeting alongside the Africa Cup. Virtual meetings are held when needed.

Competition

Various agencies in Africa organise opportunities for competition including the U21 and Senior Regional Championships.

Further Information

For further information on Netball Africa please contact the RDM – Joan Smit – contact details above.