In the upcoming week, brace yourself for a thrilling lineup of sports events, including the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Netball World Cup, Rugby Friendly, Commonwealth Youth Games, and UCI Cycling World Championships. With passionate athletes from across the globe competing for glory, expect a week filled with excitement and intense competition.
FIFA Women’s World Cup
Banyana Banyana have qualified for the Round of 16 after a nail-biting match against Italy. South Africa will now have to face a powerful team, in the form of ninth world ranked Netherlands, on Sunday the 6th of August.
— Banyana_Banyana (@Banyana_Banyana) August 2, 2023
The Super Falcons are through to the knock out stages, after a solid defensive performance to draw with Ireland, giving them their ticket to advance. Nigeria are now set to face the formidable fourth world ranked England side, on Monday the 7th of August.
Morocco squeezed passed Colombia in a riveting match, giving them the three points needed to advance. Morocco will have to continue their incredible efforts when they take on fifth world ranked France, on Tuesday the 8th of August.
Netball World Cup
The Netball World Cup has undoubtedly been thrilling, featuring numerous teams displaying their dominance on the court.
Zimbabwe’s confident 75-48 win over Barbados at 11am today saw the Gems secure the 13th position for the tournament.
Meanwhile, at 4 pm (SA time), an eagerly awaited matchup is on the horizon as the She Cranes prepare to take on the formidable Malawi Queens. This game holds utmost importance for both teams, as a victory is the key to advancing to the fifth-place play-off.
Later in the day, at 6 pm, the Proteas will face Tonga, with their eyes fixed on securing a top 5 finish. A successful outcome would bring them one step closer to the ultimate glory of becoming world champions.
🗣️ 𝗦𝗵𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝘃𝗮𝗻 𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗠𝗲𝗿𝘄𝗲: 🌟 "Yeah, we just love our fans… We are really, really, really grateful for them, because people from all around the world say we've got the best fans and I agree with them. " 🙏🇿🇦#SPARProteas | #NWC2023 | #PutYourHandsUp pic.twitter.com/rBguwmzXMH
— Netball South Africa (@Netball_SA) August 4, 2023
As the tournament reaches its peak, fans worldwide eagerly anticipate these high-stakes games and these talented teams’ display of skill and passion.
Rugby World Cup warm up
The Springboks are set to take on Argentina at the Estadio Jose Amalfitani stadium, in Argentina, tomorrow the 5th of August. The experienced Bongi Mbonambi will be taking control of the helm, for his first time ever.
— Springboks (@Springboks) August 1, 2023
Commonwealth Youth Games
The Commonwealth Youth Games kicks off today, for what will be a thrilling competition. The tournament will feature over 1000 athletes and para-athletes between 14 and 18 years old in an array of sports.
The stage is set as we proudly unveil the shining symbols of triumph for the #Trinbago2023 Commonwealth Youth Games. 🥇🥈🥉Brace yourself for an electrifying spectacle where passion, determination, and unity converge.
🏊🏽♀️ 🏃🏾♂️🚴🏽🏊🏽♀️🏐🏉🏝️#Trinidadandtobago #commonwealthyouthgames pic.twitter.com/GKmuUPUVsR
— Trinbago 2023 (@trinbago2023) August 3, 2023
UCI Cycling World Championships
The UCI Cycling World Championships continues today, with thousands of athletes vying for a spot on the podium, across multiple exciting events that will conclude on Sunday the 13th of August.
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