Following completion of the two qualification events last week in France and Slovakia, all 10 countries that have qualified for the IKF European Korfball Championship 2016 are known.
The IKF EKC are to be held from 22 October to 30 October 2016 in the Netherlands, in the city of Dordrecht.
The 10 countries that have achieved qualification are as follows.
Belgium, Catalonia, Czech Republic, England, Germany, The Netherlands (reigning champion), Poland, Portugal, Russia and Turkey.
Following the draw 6 June 2016 in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, the pools are:
|POOL A||POOL B|
|The Netherlands (NED)||Belgium (BEL)|
|Catalonia (CAT)||England (ENG)|
|Germany (GER)||Portugal (POR)|
|Russia (RUS)||Czech Republic (CZE)|
|Turkey (TUR)||Poland (POL)|
Following the last IKF European Korfball Championship held in Portugal in 2014, The Netherlands is the reigning champion.
The match schedule will be published 20 June 2016 at the latest in the IKF website, www.korfball.org, under ‘Events’: https://korfball.sport/event/ikf-european-korfball-championship
For further information regarding the History of the IKF European Korfball Championship please refer to the IKF website, www.korfball.org, go to the ‘Documents’ tab and searching under ‘Event Booklets’ for the booklet ‘IKF European Korfball Championship.’