Countdown to the Netball World Cup in Liverpool

Netball's world cup is coming to Liverpool Credit: pa

There's one year to go until the Netball World Cup will be coming to Liverpool.

The city will host the world's top 16 teams at the ACC arena.

The teams will be selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments, with the final list of teams to be confirmed in September 2018.

As host nation, England automatically qualified for the tournament, along with the top five ranked teams; Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi.

They will be joined by Scotland, Northern Ireland, Samoa and Fiji all of whom qualified through their respective Regional Qualifier events earlier in 2018.