National netball squad prepares for multiple tournament participation

The Maldives national netball team will be participating in two regional championships over the next few weeks, both of which are being held in Sri Lanka.

The team will first participate  in the eighth Asian Netball Championships beginning Saturday (August 25), before also taking part in the Asian Beach Netball competition that begins a week later, according to the President’s Office.

Before heading to Sri Lanka, the squad, along with Vice President of the Netball Association, Mohamed Nabeel, met with President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan to discuss the sport’s development in the country.

Alongside, hosts and defending champions Sri Lanka, nations including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Brunei and Japan will be participating in the Asian Netball Championships alongside the Maldives.