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TOP/Solar Compleet (NED): IKF Europa Cup 2018 Champion!

The IKF Europa Cup 2018 has a champion: the Dutch TOP/Solar Compleet, after beating the Belgian AKC/Luma in today’s final in Platja d’Aro (Costa Brava – Girona, Catalonia).

A great tournament finished with the German SG Pegasus winning the Bronze medal for the first time. Congratulations!

IKF ECUP 2018 Final Ranking:

1️⃣🏅Korfbalvereniging TOP/SolarCompleet (NED) 🏆
2️⃣🥈 AKC/Luma Korfbalclub (BEL)
3️⃣🥉 SG Pegasus (GER)
4️⃣ Núcleo Corfebol Benfica (POR)
5️⃣ Trojans Korfball Club (ENG)
6️⃣ KCC Sokol České Budějovice (CZE)
7️⃣ Club Korfbal Vallparadís (CAT)
8️⃣ 1908 SZAC Budapest Korfball (HUN)

All results, games, statistics are available on www.worldkorfball.org and on IKF social media profiles (#ECUP2018): facebook.com/korfball.orgtwitter.com/korfballinstagram.com/korfball_org

Official event site on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/147931785836069

A big thank you and a great acknowledgement to Platja d’Aro Korfbal Club and local and regional authorities as organizers of such a wonderful and magnific event. Also thanks to all volunteers, to the Catalan Korfbal Federation, to IKF officers, jurys, referees, teams, players and fans that did their best to make this ECUP 2018 an incredible nice and successful event.

IKF Europa Cup 2018 Final: TOP/Solar Compleet (NED) 28 – AKC/Luma (BEL) 21

Bronze medal game: NC Benfica (POR) 19 – SG Pegasus (GER) 22

For 5th-6th place: Trojans KC (ENG) 30 – KCC SOKOL Ceske Budejovice (CZE) 18

For 7th-8th place: 1908 SZAC Budapest (HUN) 17 – CK Vallparadis (CAT) 24

Day 3 Image gallery (by Marco Spelten and Gertrude de Vries)

The IKF Europa Cup 2018 is ready to start in Platja d’Aro!

From Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 January 2018 in Platja d’Aro (Costa Brava – Girona, Catalonia), the 52th IKF Europa Cup 2018 will take place, with 8 European national korfball champions competing to be the best team in Europe.

All information, pools, tournament rules and matches schedule are available on www.ikf.org/event/ikf-europa-cup-2018 and www.ecup2018.cat

PARTICIPANTS (Country – Club):
BELGIUM – AKC/Luma Korfbalclub
CATALONIA – Club Korfbal Vallparadís
CZECH REPUBLIC – KCC Sokol České Budějovice
ENGLAND – Trojans Korfball Club
GERMANY – SG Pegasus
HUNGARY – 1908 SZAC Budapest Korfball
NETHERLANDS – Korfbalvereniging TOP/SolarCompleet
PORTUGAL – Núcleo Corfebol Benfica

As usual, all IKF Europa Cup 2018 matches will be available through live webcasting. You are invited to watch all the games on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the statistics, play-by-play, top scorers, graphics and much more. Or directly through the ikfchannel on YouTube.

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All images, reports, interviews, videos and curiosities will be available live 24/7 on IKF social media profiles (#ECUP2018):

Hungary & Serbia classify for the IKF EKC 2018 Final Round

Day 2 at the 1st round of the IKF European Korfball Championship 2018 in Budapest (HUN) ended with the following results:

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Hungary won the final of this IKF EKC 2018 First Round by beating Serbia 24-11. Both teams are qualified for the EKC Final Round next year in The Netherlands (13-21 October 2018). First reserve squad for the Final Round is Ireland, which ended third in this event.

IKF EKC 2018 1st ROUND FINAL RANKING:

  1. Hungary
  2. Serbia
  3. Ireland
  4. Greece
  5. Sweden
  6. Switzerland
  7. Armenia
  8. Ukraine

In the following link you can find some images of Day 2 games, by www.akciokepek.hu (Marco Spelten – Actiefotografie): Day 2 image gallery

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Highlights: During this tournament, Switzerland achieved its first ever international win.

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During Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2017, eight national teams competed to achieve a place for the EKC 2018 final round (Event’s info). Only the numbers 1 and 2 in this first round will qualify for the IKF EKC in 2018 in The Netherlands (13-21 October 2018).

The participant teams were ARMENIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, IRELAND, SERBIA, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND and UKRAINE. These last two countries had their first international appearance.

All games could be followed live on IKF’s data website: www.worldkorfball.org. Live results, matches schedule, game statistics, play-by-play, scorers and ranking pools were available live from Gabányi László Sportshall.

IKF EKC 2018 R1: Day 1 Results & Day 2 Schedule

The first day at the 1st round of the IKF European Korfball Championship 2018  in Budapest (HUN) showed us some nice games, a lot of exciting moments and the first golden goal of the tournament. These are today’s results and tomorrow’s match schedule, updated ranking pools and top scorers so far:

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In the following link you can find some images of Day 1 games, by www.akciokepek.hu (Marco Spelten – Actiefotografie): Day 1 image gallery

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During Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2017, eight national teams will compete to achieve a place for the EKC 2018 final round (Event’s info). Only the numbers 1 and 2 in this first round will qualify for the IKF EKC in 2018 in The Netherlands (13-21 October 2018).

The participant teams are ARMENIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, IRELAND, SERBIA, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND and UKRAINE. These last two countries have their first international appearance.

All games can be followed live on IKF’s data website: www.worldkorfball.org. Live results, matches schedule, game statistics, play-by-play, scorers and ranking pools will be available live from Gabányi László Sportshall.

Moreover, updated images and videos will be published on the following Facebook’s event page during the whole weekend: Facebook link

As usual, IKF’s social media profiles will also provide images and information about the tournament on facebook.com/korfball.org and twitter.com/korfball.

IKF EKC 2018 1st Round is ready to start in Budapest

The first round of the IKF European Korfball Championship 2018 (IKF EKC 1st Round) is ready to start in Budapest, Hungary.

During Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2017, eight national teams will compete to achieve a place for the EKC 2018 final round (Event’s info). Only the numbers 1 and 2 in this first round will qualify for the IKF EKC in 2018 in The Netherlands (13-21 October 2018).

The participant teams are ARMENIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, IRELAND, SERBIA, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND and UKRAINE. These last two countries have their first international appearance.

All games can be followed live on IKF’s data website: www.worldkorfball.org. Live results, matches schedule, game statistics, play-by-play, scorers and ranking pools will be available live from Gabányi László Sportshall.

Moreover, updated images and videos will be published on the following Facebook’s event page during the whole weekend: Facebook link

As usual, IKF’s social media profiles will also provide images and information about the tournament on facebook.com/korfball.org and twitter.com/korfball.

*UPDATE 27/10/2017: Information about the possibility of live webcasting of the games will be announced as soon as it’s confirmed by the LOC.

IKF Europa Shield 2017: Day 2 Report

The IKF Europa Shield is well known because of its close games and surprises, and today’s games were the perfect demonstration of all this. Looking at the results, everybody can see why players and spectators love so much this tournament. Everybody can beat its rival!

Tomorrow’s first games will decide which teams will play for medals. Are you ready?

Day 2 Results (Saturday, 27 January 2017) and Ranking pools after Day 2:

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Day 3 Final match schedule (Sunday, 29 January 2017):

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Here you can rewatch all matches played during the IKF ES 2017 (Youtube playlist – most recent videos shown first):

The IKF Europa Shield is an annual club team event for European teams. This edition is taking place in Multiusos de Odivelas, Portugal (Av. Miguel Torga, 2675 Odivelas), from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 January 2017. In 2016, Korfbal Club Barcelona (Catalonia) became the champion, after beating in the final the previous 2015 IKF EShield winner: Bec Korfball Club from England.

All matches are being recorded and uploaded to IKF Youtube channel and on www.worldkorfball.org as soon as possible during the day. You are invited to rewatch all the games at any time on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the statistics, play-by-play, top scorers, graphics and much more. Or directly through the ikfchannel on YouTube.

All images, reports, interviews, videos and curiosities were available live 24/7 on IKF social media profiles under the #EShield2017 & #ES2017 hashtags:

More info, tournament rules, updated schedule, pools and more on https://ikf.org/event/ikf-europa-shield-2017

Finally, here you have some of the best photos taken during this IKF EUROPA SHIELD 2017 DayS 1 & 2 by IKF Official Photographer (c) Marco Spelten (www.Facebook.com/ActiefotografieNL)

IKF Europa Shield 2017: Day 1 Report

The 2017 Europa Shield edition in on! Four games where played today in Multiusos de Odivelas (POR). As expected, the first close games took place, leaded by a golden goal in favour of the English Bec KC against the German Schweriner KC. This game was followed by the SG Pegasus (GER) – KCC SOKOL (CZE), that also ended with a really close 23-21.

The other two games were clearly leaded by KC Barcelona and CRC Quinta dos Lombos. A great first day of tournament before tomorrow’s big day with 8 games. Here you can see all Day 1 results (Friday, 27 January 2017):

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Day 2 Matches Schedule (Saturday, 28 January 2017):

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Here you can rewatch all matches played during the IKF ES 2017 (Youtube playlist – most recent videos shown first):

The IKF Europa Shield is an annual club team event for European teams. This edition is taking place in Multiusos de Odivelas, Portugal (Av. Miguel Torga, 2675 Odivelas), from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 January 2017. In 2016, Korfbal Club Barcelona (Catalonia) became the champion, after beating in the final the previous 2015 IKF EShield winner: Bec Korfball Club from England.

All matches will be recorded and uploaded to IKF Youtube channel and on www.worldkorfball.org as soon as possible during the day. You are invited to rewatch all the games at any time on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the statistics, play-by-play, top scorers, graphics and much more. Or directly through the ikfchannel on YouTube.

All images, reports, interviews, videos and curiosities were available live 24/7 on IKF social media profiles under the #EShield2017 & #ES2017 hashtags:

More info, tournament rules, updated schedule, pools and more on https://ikf.org/event/ikf-europa-shield-2017

Finally, here you have some of the best photos taken during this IKF EUROPA SHIELD 2017 Day 1 by IKF Official Photographer (c) Marco Spelten (www.Facebook.com/ActiefotografieNL)

IKF ECUP 2017 Day 3: TOP/Quoratio is the new champion!

And the 51th IKF EUROPA CUP 2017 goes to… TOP/Quoratio (NED), after beating Boeckenberg KC from Belgium in a great final (37-27). Crowed sports hall, nice plays and lots and great goals. A perfect ending to a great day with real close and exciting games. Congratulations to all volunteers, organizers, sponsors, jurys, referees and players. This has been a great tournament and organization!

These are today’s final results, and the final ranking achieved by all teams participants in this 51th IKF ECUP 2017:

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IKF ECUP 2017 RANKING:

Gold medal: TOP/Quoratio (NED)
Silver medal: Boeckenberg KC (BEL)
Bronze medal: Trojans KC (ENG)
4th place: CK Vallparadís (CAT)
5th place: NC Benfica (POR)
6th place: Brno KK (CZE)
7th place: KV Adler Rauxel (GER)
8th place: Szentendre Kinizsi Honvéd SE (HUN)
9th place: Kocaeli University Sport Club (TUR)

IKF EUROPA CUP 2017 Final day video recap (Saturday, 14 January 2017)

Here you can rewatch all matches played during the IKF ECUP 2017 (Youtube playlist – most recent videos shown first):

IKF EUROPA CUP 2017 Top Scorers

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From Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 January 2017 in Sassenheim (NED), the 51th IKF ECUP 2017 took place, with 9 European national korfball champions competing to be the best team in Europe.

All IKF Europa Cup 2017 matches were available through live webcasting. You are invited to rewatch all the games live streamed at any time on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the statistics, play-by-play, top scorers, graphics and much more. Or directly through the ikfchannel on YouTube.

All images, reports, interviews, videos and curiosities were available live 24/7 on IKF social media profiles under the #ECUP2017 hashtag:

More info, pools, tournament rules, updated schedule and more on https://ikf.org/event/ikf-europa-cup-2017

Finally, we will show you some of the best photos taken during this #ECUP2017 final day by IKF Official Photographer (c) Marco Spelten (www.Facebook.com/ActiefotografieNL)

IKF ECUP 2017 Day 2: Final games known

Some real exciting games took place during this IKF ECUP 2017 Day 2 (Friday, 13 January 2017). The 1st game between Szentendre SZ HE (HUN) and the Catalan CK Vallparadís was an example, and was only decided in the last minutes (13-14). More terrific was the game NC Benfica (POR) – Trojans KC (ENG), won by a decisive goal (9-10) scored by Kathryn Goodridge with only 7 seconds left.

The other games determined all the final games that will be played tomorrow, with the big final at 17:00 (GMT+1) between TOP/Quoratio (NED) and Boeckenberg KC (BEL), just after the Bronze medal game at 15:00 (GMT+1): CK Vallparadís (CAT) – Trojans KC (ENG).

Check today’s results in the following images,… And don’t miss tomorrow’s final games!

Day 2 Final Results (Friday, 13 January 2017):

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Day 3 Matches Schedule (Saturday, 14 January 2017):

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Here you can rewatch all matches played during the IKF ECUP 2017 (Youtube playlist – most recent videos shown first):

From Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 January 2017 in Sassenheim (NED), the 51th IKF ECUP 2017 is taking place, with 9 European national korfball champions competing to be the best team in Europe.

All IKF Europa Cup 2017 matches will be available through live webcasting. You are invited to watch all the games live or at any time on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the statistics, play-by-play, top scorers, graphics and much more. Or directly through the ikfchannel on YouTube.

All images, reports, interviews, videos and curiosities were available live 24/7 on IKF social media profiles under the #ECUP2017 hashtag:

Here you have the tournament schedule and pools (all times in GMT + 1):

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More info, tournament rules, updated schedule and more on https://ikf.org/event/ikf-europa-cup-2017

Finally, here you have some of the best photos taken during this #ECUP2017 Day 2 by IKF Official Photographer (c) Marco Spelten (www.Facebook.com/ActiefotografieNL)

IKF ECUP 2017 Day 1: First contact

Eight games were played on Thursday, 12 January 2017, during the first day of this intense 51th IKF Europa Cup 2017 in Sassenheim. No surprises between the winners, but a lot of expectation to see how it worked with all the new rules and game timings.

A great first day, that brought these results:

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Day 2 Matches Schedule (Friday, 13 January 2017):

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Here you can rewatch all matches played during the IKF ECUP 2017 (Youtube playlist – most recent videos shown first):

From Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 January 2017 in Sassenheim (NED), the 51th IKF ECUP 2017 is taking place, with 9 European national korfball champions competing to be the best team in Europe.

All IKF Europa Cup 2017 matches will be available through live webcasting. You are invited to watch all the games live or at any time on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the statistics, play-by-play, top scorers, graphics and much more. Or directly through the ikfchannel on YouTube.

All images, reports, interviews, videos and curiosities were available live 24/7 on IKF social media profiles under the #ECUP2017 hashtag:

Here you have the tournament schedule and pools (all times in GMT + 1):

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More info, tournament rules, updated schedule and more on https://ikf.org/event/ikf-europa-cup-2017

Finally, here you have some of the best photos taken during this #ECUP2017 Day 1 by IKF Official Photographer (c) Marco Spelten (www.Facebook.com/ActiefotografieNL)