The gold medal of this IKF European Korfball Championship A – Division 2021 has its owner: the Netherlands. In today’s final at the spectacular Antwerp’s Lotto Arena, the Dutch team beated by 17-21 the other finalist, the so far invicted national squad of Belgium, in an unforgettable final that will be remembered for many years by korfball fans around the world. Both teams qualified first in their phase groups and easily won their semi-final games. But in today’s final only one team was going to crowned as new European Champion.
For Bronze medal, Germany won England (13-11) in another exciting match between two great squads. These two games were preceded by the POR-HUN (20-10) for 5th place and the CAT-CZE match for 7th place (14-16). Both games were decided in two exciting and decisive final quarters.
IKF EKCA 2021 FINAL RANKING
8th place: Catalonia
7th place: Czech Republic
6th place: Hungary
5th place: Portugal
4th place: England
3rd place: Germany
2nd place: Belgium
1st place: Netherlands
Germany – Bronze medalist
Belgium – Silver medalist
The Netherlands – Gold medalist
Fans and supporters around the world can watch again and enjoy all these final games through the IKF live streamings available on www.worldkorfball.sport and youtube.com/ikfchannel, with all the statistics, results and top scorers as well as on IKF and LOC’s social media channels (links at the bottom).
For 7th/8th place (12:00h): CAT-CZE
For 5th/6th place (13:45h): POR-HUM
Bronze medal game (17:00h): GER-ENG
Final (19:00): BEL NED
All visitors and spectators awere welcome to come and see all these semi-finals & finals matches on Friday and Saturday at Lotto Arena. They were required to follow the safety and prevention protocols against covid-19 approved by the IKF and the other ones established by the local authorities. More info on LOC’s website www.ekc2021.com
The event rules can be found on korfball.sport/?p=24854.
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