IKF World Korfball Championship 2023
October 20 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
The 12th IKF World Korfball Championship will take place in Chinese Taipei in the city of Taipei from 20 till 29 October 2023.
The event was allocated to the Chinese Taipei Korfball Association in August 2019, during the IKF World Korfball Championship 2019. Preparations have thus been ongoing for several years, and the IKF is looking forward to returning to Taipei City for the biggest event on the competition calendar.
The IKF WKC 2023 will contain the highest number of participants in the history of korfball. The number of 20 countries during the IKF WKC 2019 in South Africa has grown to 24 participating countries at this year’s edition.
7/7/2022 ► Live draw announced: Monday, 10 July, at 08:00 (CEST) | 14:00 (GMT+8): https://youtu.be/YTIIWBcezF4
4/10/2023 ► IKF qualification criteria for The World Games 2025
2/10/2023 ► Philippines to participate at World Championship
10/7/2023 ► IKF World Korfball Championship 2023 – Group Draw
27/11/2022 ► IKF Council decides to host 24 teams / Qualified teams from Europe for the WKC 2023 after the IKF EU WKC Qualifiers A & B 2022
16/11/2022 ► Qualified teams from Africa for the WKC 2023 after the IKF AAKC North-West 2022
13/11/2022 ► Qualified teams from Africa for the WKC 2023 after the IKF AAKC South 2022
7/12/2022 ► Qualified teams from Asia & Oceania for the WKC 2023 after the IKF AOKC 2022
22/12/2022 ► Qualified teams from South-America for the WKC 2023 after the IKF PAKC 2022
Qualifying event for The World Games 2025 in Chengdu.
The match schedule of the IKF World Korfball Championship is structured as follows:
The first phase of the event is the group phase. There are 8 groups of 3 countries, the numbers 1 and 2 of each group proceed to the second group phase, with the numbers 3 proceeding to cross matches.
In the second group stage, the numbers 1 and 2 of each group are divided into 4 groups of 4, they play each other in group matches. After the second group stage matches, the number 1 and 2 of each group proceed to matches for places 1-8 (through quarter finals, semi-finals and finals). The numbers 3 proceed to play round-robin for places 9-12. The numbers 4 proceed to the matches for places 13-20, they will be joined by the winners of the cross matches between the numbers 3 of the first group stage. These 8 teams also play quarter finals, semi-finals and finals. The losers of the cross matches between the numbers 3 of the first group stage play a round-robin for places 21-24.