IKF President Fransoo yesterday and today was in Budapest (Hungary) at the invitation of Mr Daniel Tegzes and Mrs Krisztina Pogany, respectively President and Secretary General of the Hungarian Korfball Association.
While in Budapest, President Fransoo had a extensive series of meetings. He met with Mr Krisztian Kulcsar, President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, and Mr Zoltan Bone, Secretary General of the Hungarian Competitive Sports Federation. Mr Fransoo and Mr Tegzes explained the positive developments of Hungarian korfball, with outstanding youth projects and a strong national team, that recently entered into the Top 10 of the IKF World Ranking.
Subsequent meetings took place at the Sports Secretariat of the Ministry of Human Resources and at the Department of Sport Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. All meetings served to create further support of the development of korfball in Hungary. Also, informal discussions were held about the hosting of future major events in Hungary, after this year’s successful hosting of the IKF U21 World Korfball Championship.