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IKF PAKC 2018: Day 3. Suriname secures gold; Brazil and Dominican Republic to contest other medals

The last day at the 2nd IKF Pan-American Korfball Championship 2018 has started. The ‘Coliseo Mundialista’ in Cali will host the last 3 important games still to be played. After yesterday’s games and results, Suriname is leading the ranking with 12 points, followed by Dominican Republic and Brazil, that will play today’s last match. The winner will obtain one of the two places that gives access to the next IKF World Korfball Championship in 2019 in Durban, South Africa.

Yesterday Suriname secured the gold medal and is the first country in the world to qualify for next year’s IKF World Korfball Championship.

These were all the results from Day 2 (3-March-2018):

9:30h ARG-SUR: 8-22
10:45h COL-DOM: 12-19
12:00h BRA-CRC 17-8
17:00h DOM-SUR 9-20
18:15h ARG-CRC 10-9
19:30h COL-BRA 8-11

RANKING POOL (after Day 2):

1st – SURINAME (12 pts)
2nd – DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (9 pts)
3rd – BRAZIL (9 pts)
4th – COLOMBIA (3 pts)
5th – ARGENTINA (3 pts)
6th – COSTA RICA (0 pts)

DAY 3 MATCH SCHEDULE (4-March-2018):
9:30h SUR-CRC: 23-3
10:45h COL-ARG 11-7
12:00h DOM-BRA 17-6

 

Tournament schedule:  worldkorfball.org/competitions/ikf-pan-american-korfball-championship-107

[UPDATE] All games were filmed and are now available on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the results, play-by-play, statistics and top scorers. You can also find all these full matches and all the images and photographs on Facebook’s PAKC 2018 official event site: www.facebook.com/events/167074280553769/?active_tab=discussion

As usual, on IKF social media profiles you may find images, videos and other info related to this tournament. Follow it using the hashtag #PAKC2018 on

DAY 3 IMAGES (by Dani E.)

IKF PAKC 2018: Day 2 (live update)

Day 2 is on in Cali. After the six first games played yesterday in this 2nd IKF Pan-American Korfball Championship 2018, Suriname and Dominican Republic and  are leading the ranking with 6 points, Brazil and Colombia follow them as 3rd and 4th with 3 points, and Argentina and Costa Rica classify 5th and 6th still no wins.

These were all the results from Day 1 (2-March-2018):

(G1) BRA-ARG: 15-13
(G2) COL-SUR: 5-21
(G3) DOM-CRC: 24-6
(G4) BRA-SUR: 10-18
(G5) DOM-ARG: 13-5
(G6) COL-DOM: 12-3

RANKING POOL (after Day 1):

1st – SURINAME
2nd – DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
3rd – BRAZIL
4th – COLOMBIA
5th – ARGENTINA
6th – COSTA RICA

DAY 2 MATCH SCHEDULE (3-March-2018): UPDATED
9:30h ARG-SUR: 8-22
10:45h COL-DOM: 12-19
12:00h BRA-CRC 17-8
17:00h DOM-SUR 9-20
18:15h ARG-CRC 10-9
19:30h COL-BRA 8-11

Tournament schedule:  worldkorfball.org/competitions/ikf-pan-american-korfball-championship-107

[UPDATE] All games were filmed and are now available on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the results, play-by-play, statistics and top scorers. You can also find all these full matches and all the images and photographs on Facebook’s PAKC 2018 official event site: www.facebook.com/events/167074280553769/?active_tab=discussion

As usual, on IKF social media profiles you may find images, videos and other info related to this tournament. Follow it using the hashtag #PAKC2018 on

DAY 2 IMAGES (by Dani E.)

IKF PAKC 2018: Day 1 Report

End of Day 1 at the 2nd IKF Pan-American Korfball Championship 2018 in Cali, Colombia. After a great 1st day of competition, with some interesting and really exciting duels in the spectacular Coliseo Mundialista, the teams from Suriname and Dominican Republic and  are leading the ranking with 6 points, Brazil and Colombia follow them as 3rd and 4th with 3 points, and Argentina and Costa Rica classify 5th and 6th with still no points.

These were all the results from Day 1 (2-March-2018):

(G1) BRA-ARG: 15-13
(G2) COL-SUR: 5-21
(G3) DOM-CRC: 24-6
(G4) BRA-SUR: 10-18
(G5) DOM-ARG: 13-5
(G6) COL-DOM: 12-3

RANKING POOL (after Day 1):

1st – SURINAME
2nd – DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
3rd – BRAZIL
4th – COLOMBIA
5th – ARGENTINA
6th – COSTA RICA

This has been a great day of competition, with lots of students from Escuela Nacional del Deporte and local supporters and fans attending the games during the whole day. They created an amazing and cheerfully atmosphere in certain games, showing one more time how much they love sports and the passion and excitement they put on it.

The Opening Ceremony took place before today’s last game, with some spectacular local dancers and the official speech from IKF President Jan Fransoo. Let’s celebrate a great first day of competition, that will bring for sure more surprises and interesting games on its Day 2.

DAY 2 MATCH SCHEDULE:
9:30h ARG-SUR
10:45h COL-DOM
12:00h BRA-CRC
17:00h DOM-SUR
18:15h ARG-CRC
19:30h COL-BRA

Tournament schedule:  worldkorfball.org/competitions/ikf-pan-american-korfball-championship-107
[UPDATE] All games were filmed and are now available on www.worldkorfball.org, with all the results, play-by-play, statistics and top scorers. You can also find all these full matches and all the images and photographs on Facebook’s PAKC 2018 official event site: www.facebook.com/events/167074280553769/?active_tab=discussion

As usual, on IKF social media profiles you may find images, videos and other info related to this tournament. Follow it using the hashtag #PAKC2018 on

You can find the pools, match schedule, tournament rules and more on https://ikf.org/event/ikf-pan-american-korfball-championship-pakc

Day 1 Image gallery (by Andrea Navarro)