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Canada national netball team

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Head coach  Ann Willcocks
Manager  Mary Webb
Asst coach  Lorraine Brown
INF ranking  25
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Confederation  Americas Federation of Netball Associations

The Canadian national netball team is the national netball team of Canada. The netball team is selected through a trials process and competes on the world stage through regional AFNA competitions and qualifying tournaments to gain entry into The Commonwealth Games and the World Netball Championships. Based on matches up to 23 October 2016, Canada were 25th in the INF World Rankings. The team participates in the Netball World Championships, considered the highest level of competition for the sport, and its best result came in 1991 when they came 6th. Canada's first netball win was in the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games when they beat Sri Lanka 52–49. The current Team Canada members are below. Canada is a member of the INF Americas region, with Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) being the lead agency.

The Canadian national team came 5th in the 2012 AFNA Tournament in Trinidad and Tobago.

Six national teams joined Canada in the 2014 AFNA Championship Tournament, held in Calgary. It was the first time that Canada hosted the tournament. The AFNA tournament serves as the INF Americas regional qualifying event for the INF Netball World Cup, where only the top 2 teams qualify. The following national teams took part: Canada, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, Argentina, Cayman Islands, Grenada, USA. After 7 days of action, Trinidad & Tobago took the gold medal, Barbados taking silver. Canada's final standing was 4th, thus missing out on the upcoming 2015 Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia.

References

Canada national netball team Wikipedia


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