Next Saturday starts the IKF Beach Korfball World Cup (Europe) 2019 in Bonson, France. During the weekend of 6-7 July, teams from eight different countries will compete to become the 2019 European Beach Korfball champions.
On Day 1, the majority of the preliminary matches for the seniors are played. The last match for each team is played on Sunday. After the preliminary round, the teams will be divided into those who will be playing for place 5-8 and those who will be played for place 1-4. The semifinals and finals will all be played on Sunday.
In the U19 category, all preliminary matches will be played on Saturday, after which they will be divided into 2 pools. Pool A consist of the numbers 1, 3 and 5 of the preliminary round and pool B of the numbers 2, 4 and 6. These matches, together with the semifinals and the finals, will be played on Sunday.
For the updated match schedule released on Wednesday, July 3rd, go to the EVENT PAGE.
The best ranked European team in both categories will become European Beach Korfball Champion 2019. There are eight countries participating in the Senior’s competition and three* countries in the U19’s.
The eight countries competing for the Senior’s title are:
- The Netherlands
The three* countries competing for the U19’s title (with 2 teams each one) are:
- Belgium 1 & 2
- France 1 & 2
- The Netherlands 1 & 2
(* Wales and Hungary U19 teams withdraw in the last moments due to unexpected circumstances. The second French U19 team will participate out of competition.).
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