Americas Netball was established in March 1992 ©Getty Images

World Netball’s regional federation Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) renamed as Americas Netball celebrated their 30th anniversary recently.

Americas Netball was established in March 1992 and is one of the five regional associations of World Netball.

The regional federation is responsible for providing administration, communication and development of the sport around the world.

A total of 15 full members and three associate members are under the Americas Netball, with Dominican Republic being the latest addition as an associate member.

Marva Bernard OD, who is a World Netball Board member and a World Netball Teamwork Ambassador, is the President of Americas Netball.

"Over the last 30 years Americas Netball has brought together the Member Nations within its Region to grow and further develop our sport in new and existing territories," said World Netball President, Liz Nicholl CBE.

“World Netball is extremely proud and grateful for all those past and present who have contributed to the continued success of netball within the Americas.

“We look forward to continuing to work with the Regional Federation for many years to come.”