There is a growing appetite for international sporting competitions to be held in Africa. In 2023 South Africa hosted the Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup and the Netball World Cup, while Cape Town became the first African city to host a Formula E e-Prix.  

In 2027 South Africa is set to host the ODI Cricket World Cup in partnership with Namibia and Zimbabwe. Other large sporting events in the pipeline include Morocco co-hosting the Fifa World Cup in 2030, and the long-awaited return of Formula 1 to the continent...

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