The IKF U21 European Korfball Championship 2019 has its champion: The Netherlands! Belgium and the Dutch U21 squad played today’s IKF #U21EKC Final after a perfect tournament full of victories. But only one team can raise the champions trophy and the Dutch were the ones to achieve it after winning the final 12-21.
Germany and England played earlier for Bronze medal and after an exciting and tight game decided by a Golden Goal, the Germans won 15-16. In the fight for 5th place Hungary was able to beat Portugal in an intense and close match. Finally, today’s first game between Catalonia and Czech Republic was decided very early in favour of the local team (4-15).
Congratulations to all participant teams, officials, organisers and volunteers for this successful tournament hosted in the beautiful Czech city of Prostějov, and specially to the Czech Korfball Association celebrating its 30 anniversary.
After this finals results, the 6 first teams of the ranking below are qualified for the next IKF U21 World Korfball Championship that will be played from 11 to 18 July 2020 in Chinese Taipei (more info).
IKF U21 EKC 2029 – Final Ranking
1st (Champion): The Netherlands
2nd (Silver medal): Belgium
3rd (Bronze medal): Germany
4th place: England
5th place: Hungary
6th place: Portugal
7th place: Czech Republic
8th place: Catalonia
DAY 5 Finals Results (Saturday 19.10.2019)
|10:15||7th-8th||CAT – CZE||4-15||📺 / 📊|
|12:00||5th-6th||POR – HUN||11-14||📺 / 📊|
|13:45||Bronze medal||GER-ENG||15-16 (GG)||📺 / 📊|
|15:30||Final||BEL-NED||12-21||📺 / 📊|
All games can be watched again on IKF Youtube live streaming channel with all the statistics, results, scorers and rankings on www.worldkorfball.sport
You can also find more info on the official website of the tournament: u21ekc.korfbal.cz (in Czech and English)
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Day 5 Image gallery
MORE INFO AND IMAGE GALLERIES & HIGHLIGHTS FROM PREVIOUS DAYS 1, 2, 3 & 4 ON: https://korfball.sport/?p=22577