End of Day 1 at the 2nd IKF Pan-American Korfball Championship 2018 in Cali, Colombia. After a great 1st day of competition, with some interesting and really exciting duels in the spectacular Coliseo Mundialista, the teams from Suriname and Dominican Republic and are leading the ranking with 6 points, Brazil and Colombia follow them as 3rd and 4th with 3 points, and Argentina and Costa Rica classify 5th and 6th with still no points.
These were all the results from Day 1 (2-March-2018):
(G1) BRA-ARG: 15-13
(G2) COL-SUR: 5-21
(G3) DOM-CRC: 24-6
(G4) BRA-SUR: 10-18
(G5) DOM-ARG: 13-5
(G6) COL-DOM: 12-3
RANKING POOL (after Day 1):
1st – SURINAME
2nd – DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
3rd – BRAZIL
4th – COLOMBIA
5th – ARGENTINA
6th – COSTA RICA
This has been a great day of competition, with lots of students from Escuela Nacional del Deporte and local supporters and fans attending the games during the whole day. They created an amazing and cheerfully atmosphere in certain games, showing one more time how much they love sports and the passion and excitement they put on it.
The Opening Ceremony took place before today’s last game, with some spectacular local dancers and the official speech from IKF President Jan Fransoo. Let’s celebrate a great first day of competition, that will bring for sure more surprises and interesting games on its Day 2.
DAY 2 MATCH SCHEDULE:
Tournament schedule: worldkorfball.org/competitions/ikf-pan-american-korfball-championship-107
[UPDATE] All games were filmed and are now available on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the results, play-by-play, statistics and top scorers. You can also find all these full matches and all the images and photographs on Facebook’s PAKC 2018 official event site: www.facebook.com/events/167074280553769/?active_tab=discussion
As usual, on IKF social media profiles you may find images, videos and other info related to this tournament. Follow it using the hashtag #PAKC2018 on
You can find the pools, match schedule, tournament rules and more on https://korfball.sport/event/ikf-pan-american-korfball-championship-pakc
Day 1 Image gallery (by Andrea Navarro)