The Sri Lankan youth netball team was grouped with New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Samoa in the upcoming World Youth Netball Championship in Botswana from the 8th to the 16th of July 2017.
The five teams were placed in Group A.
A total of 20 teams are set to participate in the extended tournament organized by the International Netball Federation.
Sri Lanka’s glory in the Asian Youth Netball Championship helped them qualify for the all-important World Youth Netball Championships for the very first time in history. Therefore, the team will look to give out their very best against some of the finest netball playing nations in the world.
Here’s a look at the other groups
Group B: Australia, South Africa, Barbados, Zimbabwe and Singapore.
Group C: Jamaica, Botswana, Cook Islands, Malaysia and Uganda.
Group D: England, Fiji, Trinidad & Tobago, Wales and Ghana.