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Nations Cup returns with former champions Singapore and Fiji –

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Tickets for the Nations Cup 2022, Returning to OCBC Arena after a two-year hiatus, one of Singapore’s most iconic netball events starts at just $4 this year, December 4-10.

The 15th edition of the Nations Cup will feature six teams from five nations: 2011 winners Fiji, Ireland, Malaysia and Botswana, two-time winners Singapore and the Singapore A Team. The tournament will be played in a round-robin format, with the top two teams advancing to the finals.

“The Nations Cup is our flagship event and as Netball Singapore celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, we are delighted to be able to resume the tournament to mark the milestone. The Asian Netball Championship was held here earlier this year, and with the upcoming Nations Cup, there is plenty of exciting netball for everyone to enjoy.”

“Netball has grown in popularity over the last few decades and is a beloved sport here. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to the OCBC Arena next month.”

Winners of the first two editions of the tournament in 2006 and 2007 and finalists in 2019, Singapore returns to competitive action fresh from their exciting performances at the recent Asian Netball Championship.

In the first tournament, Singapore lost to Papua New Guinea in a round-robin match, but the hosts won 46-41 at Toa Payoh Sports Hall and were able to turn the tide when the two teams met again in the final. I was.

The following year, Singapore defeated Trinidad and Tobago 56-32 in the final after defeating all opponents in the group stage.

The squad for the Singapore Open will be led by co-captains Tho Kai Wei and Koh Tin Huang, and will also join veterans Kimberly Lim and Sindhu Nair in the line-up. They are joined by young stars such as shooter Amandeep Kaul Chahal, defender Jamie Lim and center Tan Yi-jie. Shooter Matilda Sue-ying his Narayan is set to win his first cap at the Nations Cup 2022.

“The Nations Cup is one of the events we look forward to every year and we are delighted to be hosting it again. It is a privilege for us to play on our home turf again. Even though it was emotional and really lifted our spirits and performance during the competition, we knew the crowd was behind us,” said Singapore defender Sindhu.

“We’ve built on the lessons learned from that trip and fine-tuned several aspects of the game, and we can’t wait to bring it all together for the 2022 Nations Cup.”

Spectators will also get a glimpse into the future of netball in Singapore through the up-and-coming players that make up the Singapore A Team. Among them are shooter Gowei his pin, who made his international debut at the Asian Netball Championships in September, and defenders Faith Maria Lawrence and Shannon Tan.

Singapore’s A team also has an experienced defender in Aqilah Andin, who is returning to competition after giving birth in July. The 26-year-old has her 80 caps and her international experience includes the 2014 Asian Netball, where she was part of the team that won the gold medal in the Championship, as well as the 2019 Netball World Cup. And her SEA includes competing in her games as well.

“It is great to be back in competitive netball on my home ground, and to do so even more in a tournament that holds such special memories. I’ve had the opportunity to learn from the senior players who have led us to the second place, losing 49-42 to Namibia.

“Singapore’s A-Team has a lot of talented rising stars and I’m looking forward to teaming up with them and having some fun on the court next month.”

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Singapore team for the Nations Cup 2022.

*Number of caps in parentheses

shooter

Amandeep Kaur (10), Matilda Su-Yin Narayan (0), Tan Xinyi (19), Toh Kai Wei (54) co-captains

mid court

Angelina Lim (14), Khor Ting Fang (13) co-captains, Kimberly Lim (101), Tan Yi Jie (11)

defense

Jamie Lim (18), Reena Divya (4), Sindhu Nair (42), Yu Shu Ning (7)

Singapore Nations Cup 2022 Teams

*Number of caps in parentheses

shooters

Chloe Lee (0), Go Wei Ping (2), Priscilla Wong (0), Sinthike Yeoh (0)

mid court

Cheyenne Lim (0), Jeanine Ann (0), Laura Law (0), Rachel Lynn (3)

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