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U17 Korfball World Cup start [updated: Day 1]

The 18th edition of the U17 Korfball World Cup (U17 KWC) starts tomorrow. From 18 – 20 March 2016 Sportsvenue Dioscuren in Schijndel, the Netherlands is the place to visit to watch high level youth korfball. For all details CLICK HERE

You can follow the tournament in the following links:
www.u17kwc.comfacebook.com/U17KWCtwitter.com/U17KWC

Also on IKF social media profiles:
facebook.com/korfball.orgtwitter.com/korfball

Day 1 Results, Day 2 Schedule & Pools

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U17 Korfball World Cup

The 18th edition of the U17 Korfball World Cup is played from 18 – 20 March 2016 in Sportsvenue Dioscuren in Schijndel, the Netherlands; see more details under Events

The 10 participants are drawn in 2 pools:

POOL A

  • The Netherlands
  • England
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Dominican Republic
  • Russia

POOL B

  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Catalonia
  • Portugal
  • Hungary

The team from the Dominican Republic is new in the line up of teams in the U17 KWC.

Distrito Nacional is first National Champion in Dominican Republic

Distrito Nacional won the first national korfball championship of the Dominican Republic held from September 4-6 2015 in the nation’s Olympic center.To win the title, Distrito Nacional beat in the final Puerto Plate by 23-19 Puerto Plata; the third place went to Provincia Duarte, who won 26-18 over Hato Mayor.At the event, organized by the sports ministry, also participated teams from Peravia province and the Institute of Teacher Education Salomé Ureña (ISFODOSU).

The sports minister Jaime David Fernandez Mirabal said that he intends to continue promoting the sport in all corners of the country. “Korfball is a sport that promotes inclusion and gender equality and we will support as we have done with sports like rugby, handball, hockey and others, fulfilling our primary function in promotion and development”.

Together with the national championship, the first high school championship was held in the same venue.

Korfball in Generation Games as part of Lausanne Olympic Week

Korfball will be featured as part of the program of the Generation Games from 11-15 October in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital. The Games are organized in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee and the City of Lausanne to engage Lausanne citizen in a healthy lifestyle.

The Generation Games organisation is a network of professionals in the field of sport, communication, creative concepts, design, events. The organization works together with several organisations, schools, Universities and internationally operating institutions that share the conviction regarding the importance of stimulating a healthy lifestyle for all ages, through this intergenerational sporting event.

Through this cooperative, cities organising an edition of the Generation Games receive all relevant advice and support. The actual organisation of each edition is the responsibility of a city, based on the concept of the event and guidelines that are provided. Each edition is the result of international co-creation and inspiration.
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Final results IKF U19 & U16 Korfball4 Championships

Chinese Taipei is the great winner in these first Korfball4 Championships in Asia for U19 & U16 teams.

In both age groups the youngsters from Chinese Taipei win the gold medal with clear wins over theire opponents. Congratulations.

The final day results in both age groups U19 and U16 Korfball4 in Asia are:

Sunday 23-8-2015
Game Time Pool Teams
36 9:30 AM 19(2K)S1 MAS 25 10 SIN
37 10:05 AM 19(2K)S2 CHN 25 12 INA
38 10:40 AM 16(2K)S1 TPE 42 6 INA
39 11:15 AM 16(2K)S2 MAS 9 8 CHN
40 1:20 PM 19(2K)S3 HKG 9 4 MAS
41 1:55 PM 19(2K)S4 TPE 33 13 CHN
42 2:30 PM 19(2K)S5 SIN 14 15 INA
43 3:15 PM 16(2K)S3 INA 5 22 CHN
44 4:00 PM 19(2K)S6 MAS 11(0) 11(1) CHN
45 4:45 PM 16(2K)S4 TPE 22 7 MAS
46 5:30 PM 19(2K)S7 HKG 10 27 TPE
6:15 PM Prize Presentation Ceremony

Match 44 MAS (Malaysia) — CHN (China) was decided after Golden Goal.

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Day 3 Results IKF U19 &U16 Korfball4

The IKF U19 & U16 Korfball4 Championships day 3 results clearly show the development of Asian korfball. The U16 win from MAS (Malaysia) over CHN (China) 4-3 is a surprise based on ranking.

In the U19 Championship TPE (Chinese Taipei) is the favorite to become the first IKF U19 Korfball4 Champion.

22-8-2015
Game Time Pool Teams
25 9:30 AM 19(1K)S1 MAS 13 5 SIN
26 10:05 AM 19(1K)S2 HKG 12 1 INA
27 10:40 AM 16(1K)S1 TPE 31 2 INA
28 11:15 AM 16(1K)S2 MAS 4 3 CHN
29 1:20 PM 19(1K)S3 CHN 10 7 MAS
30 1:55 PM 19(1K)S4 TPE 24 7 HKG
31 2:30 PM 19(1K)S5 SIN 7 8 INA
32 3:15 PM 16(1K)S3 INA 2 11 CHN
33 4:00 PM 19(1K)S6 MAS 1 7 HKG
34 4:45 PM 16(1K)S4 TPE 19 4 MAS
35 5:30 PM 19(1K)S7 CHN 8 25 TPE

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Day 2 results IKF U19 & U16 Korfball4 Championships

The second day in the IKF U19 & U16 Korfball4 Championships results followed the IKF rankings. No great surprises.

Chinese Taipei U19 and HongKong U19 are pool winners in U19 Korfball4.

Chinese Taipei U16 winner in the U16 Korfball4 pool as well.

U19 Pool A
TPE MAS INA W L Score Rank
TPE  * 29:8 24:3 2 0 6 1
MAS 8:29  * 10:5 1 1 3 2
INA 3:24 5:10  * 0 2 0 3
U19 Pool B
CHN HKG SIN W L Score Rank
CHN  * 7:14 21:9 1 1 3 2
HKG 14:7  * 20:3 2 0 6 1
SIN 9:21 3:20  * 0 2 0 3
U16
TPE CHN MAS INA W L Score Rank
TPE  * 35:3 21:8 52:1 3 0 9 1
CHN 3:35  * 6:13 17:5 1 2 3 3
MAS 8:21 13:6  * 19:5 2 1 6 2
INA 1:52 5:17 5:19  * 0 3 0 4