2023 Netball World Cup: Asia Qualifiers

2023 Netball World Cup: Asia Qualifiers

The 2023 Netball World Cup Asia Regional Qualifiers took place in Singapore from September 3-11. The top two teams from the event would qualify for Cape Town next year, joining the 10 teams who had already qualified. The Qualifiers also doubled as the Asian Championships.

For fans in the Asia region (including Australia), games were streamed on the Netball Singapore Facebook Page. For fans in Malaysia and Brunei, matches were shown via Astro. For fans elsewhere, the matches were shown live on Netball Pass

 


 

UMPIRES

Joan Yuliani
Jun Liang Nigel Wayne Lim
Bee Ling Yu
Tania Fink
Kwan Yee Tang
Cory Nicholls
Regina Wing Po Wong
Jessica Teng
Asmawi Bin HJ Sulaiman
Nattaphon Namta
Lim Sze Hui Sylvia
Eranga Sithara

 


 

GROUP A

GROUP A MATCHES:

SRI LANKA 102 def INDIA 14
(34-2, 24-1, 21-7, 23-4)

PHILIPPINES 45 def INDIA 41
(12-10, 14-10, 13-9, 9-12)

SRI LANKA 99 def PHILIPPINES 37
(27-5, 25-11, 27-9, 20-12)

Group placings:
1 – Sri Lanka
2 – Philippines
3 – India


GROUP B

GROUP B MATCHES:

SINGAPORE 103 def JAPAN 3
(21-2, 28-0, 30-0, 24-1)

SINGAPORE 96 def MALDIVES 10
(22-4, 25-3, 26-1, 23-2)

MALDIVES 56 def JAPAN 21
(14-5, 14-2, 16-5, 12-9)

Group placings:
1 – Singapore
2 – Maldives
3 – Japan


 

GROUP C

GROUP C MATCHES:

MALAYSIA 78 def BRUNEI 22
(18-6, 23-5, 18-5, 19-6)

BRUNEI 38 def CHINESE TAIPEI 34
(11-6, 10-7, 8-15, 9-6)

MALAYSIA 82 def CHINESE TAIPEI 25
(22-8, 15-8, 19-5, 26-4)

Group placings:
1 – Malaysia
2 – Brunei
3 – Chinese Taipei


 

GROUP D

GROUP D MATCH:

HONG KONG 56 def THAILAND 29
(18-5, 14-6, 9-12, 15-6)

Group placings:
1 – Hong Kong
2 – Thailand

 


 

ROUND TWO GROUPS

GROUP E
Sri Lanka
Singapore
Malaysia
Hong Kong

GROUP F
Philippines
Maldives
Brunei
Thailand *

GROUP G
India
Japan
Chinese Taipei

* Thailand withdrew from the competition at this point

 


 

GROUP E MATCHES:

SRI LANKA 55 def MALAYSIA 53
(13-15, 17-15, 15-8, 10-15)

SINGAPORE 56 def HONG KONG 46
(13-11, 13-13, 18-9, 12-13)

MALAYSIA 55 def HONG KONG 46
(10-14, 11-11, 16-11, 18-10)

SRI LANKA 67 def SINGAPORE 49
(15-11, 21-15, 17-12, 14-11)

SRI LANKA 62 def HONG KONG 51
(20-9, 17-13, 11-16, 14-13)

SINGAPORE 56 def MALAYSIA 43
(16-10, 14-12, 11-10, 15-11)

Group placings:
1 – Sri Lanka
2 – Singapore
3 – Malaysia
4 – Hong Kong

 


 

GROUP F MATCHES:

PHILIPPINES 59 def MALDIVES 41
(12-7, 15-8, 19-8, 13-18)

PHILIPPINES 40 def BRUNEI 37
(11-7, 9-10, 11-8, 9-10)

BRUNEI 50 def MALDIVES 40
(9-10, 12-11, 13-12, 16-7)

PHILIPPINES 42 def BRUNEI 38
(9-10, 12-8, 11-9, 10-11)

Philippines finished 5th.

Playoff for 6th/7th:

BRUNEI 51 def MALDIVES 42
(16-7, 9-13, 14-9, 12-13)

 


 

GROUP G MATCHES:

INDIA 79 def JAPAN 14
(16-3, 22-3, 22-0, 19-5)

INDIA 47 def CHINESE TAIPEI 43
(10-12, 11-12, 12-9, 14-10)

CHINESE TAIPEI 96 def JAPAN 16
(30-4, 27-4, 22-2, 17-6)

INDIA 47 def CHINESE TAIPEI 33
(13-9, 10-13, 11-5, 13-6)

India finished 8th.

Playoff for 9th/10th:

CHINESE TAIPEI 71 def JAPAN 27
(18-9, 19-5, 17-7, 17-6)

 


 

SEMI FINALS

SRI LANKA 67 def HONG KONG 43
(17-7, 15-9, 15-9, 20-18)

SINGAPORE 54 def MALAYSIA 41
(13-11, 15-7, 8-15, 18-8)

 


 

3/4 PLAYOFF

MALAYSIA 54 def HONG KONG 42
(17-14, 13-13, 13-9, 11-6)

FINAL

SRI LANKA 63 def SINGAPORE 53
(13-19, 14-11, 19-8, 17-15)

 


 

FINAL PLACINGS:

1 – SRI LANKA
2 – SINGAPORE
3 – MALAYSIA
4 – HONG KONG
5 – PHILIPPINES
6 – BRUNEI
7 – MALDIVES
8 – INDIA
9 – CHINESE TAIPEI
10- JAPAN

 

SRI LANKA ARE ASIAN CHAMPIONS

SRI LANKA AND SINGAPORE QUALIFY FOR THE 2023 WORLD CUP IN CAPE TOWN 

 

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