Wednesday 15 January all 12 teams, all referees, jury members and other officials participated in a very well organised opening ceremony. The spectators in the PKC venue gave all participants and officials a warm welcome while entering the floor in the spotlights.
On behalf of the IKF, mr Milan Schwarz, President of IKF Europe, made a presentation to welcome all teams and officials. Het did thank the KNKV and the PKC/Hagero organising committee for their great preparations. The vice chair of PKC, mr Bertjan Scheepbouwer, made a presentation to welcome everybody in Papendrecht (NED) in the korfballvenue of PKC/Hagero. He underlined the importance of respect towards each other and great competitiveness in the matches.
Let the best team win the 48th IKF Europa Cup!