The Hungarian 1908 SZAC Budapest and the German SG Pegasus are the last two participants qualified for the IKF Europa Cup 2018 Final Round in Platja d’Aro in Catalonia (from 11-13 January 2018), after playing the final 24 September of the IKF Europa Cup 2018 First Round in the city of Prievidza (Slovakia). They will join the six teams that already secured their spot during last year IKF Europa Cup edition.
Eight national champions competed during the weekend of 23 and 24 September in Prievidza. A great tournament showed one more time how intense, exciting and joyful these international korfball championships are. Congratulations to all participants for their effort, enthusiasm, all the energy and good ambiance transmitted during this weekend.
Special recognition and acknowledgment to local organizers and volunteers for an extraordinary and well organized tournament. It’s been a pleasure for everyone that attended to this event. Congratulations!
You can watch again all the games on Facebook’s IKF ECup R1 Event page on facebook.com/events/895836157237833 and facebook.com/SKK-Dolphins-Prievidza-161845083887617/
Moreover, you can also review all the statitistics, play-by-play and top scorers on www.worldkorfball.org/competitions/ikf-europa-korfball-cup-first-round-ikf-ecup-r1-101]
PARTICIPANTS in the IKF Europa Cup 2018 first round:
|Pool A||Pool B|
|A1||SG Pegasus Rommerscheid 1991 e. V. (GER)||B1||Kocaeli Universiteit Sport Club (TUR)|
|A2||Association Korfbal Firminy (FRA)||B2||1908 SZAC Budapest (HUN)|
|A3||AZS Balluff Wrocław (POL)||B3||Edinburgh Mavericks (SCO)|
|A4||SKK Dolphins Prievidza (SVK)||B4||Cardiff City & Met Korfball Club (WAL)|
IKF ECUP 2018 1st Round: DAY 1 RESULTS (Saturday, 23rd)
IKF ECUP 2018 1st Round: RANKING POOLS & DAY 2 SCHEDULE (Sunday, 24)
IKF ECUP 2018 1st Round: FINAL RANKING POOLS & DAY 2 RESULTS (Sunday, 24)
IKF ECUP 2018 1st Round: Image gallery
Images by Theo van der Linde