World Netball Series 2011
After the success of last year's event, Echo Arena Liverpool has been chosen to host the World Netball Series from 25 - 27 November 2011.
The six countries competing in the competition, in IFNA World Ranking order are; New Zealand, Australia, England, Jamaica, South Africa and Fiji. According to the IFNA World Rankings the top teams in the world have shifted slightly with Fiji replacing Malawi from the event last year.
Another boisterous atmosphere is expected at the Echo Arena over the weekend with the event once again due to attract netball lovers in their thousands.
Molly Rhone, President of IFNA commented: “I am delighted to confirm that this year’s World Netball Series will again be held at the Echo Arena Liverpool. Teams, officials and spectators really enjoyed the thrilling Fast Net competition last year. We know that this year will be even better and we look forward to another warm welcome from Liverpool City and the staff at the Echo Arena Liverpool".
Liverpool City Council’s cabinet member for culture and tourism, Councillor Wendy Simon said “We are proud that this popular event is returning to the city for the second time. To be hosting the top six teams in the world means netball fans will be able to watch the sport at its very best. I’m sure the competitors and visitors, who will be arriving here from across the globe, will enjoy a typically warm Liverpool welcome.”