Scotland national korfball team

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Scotland
Scotland korfball.png
Association Scottish Korfball Association
IKF membership 2007 (1946 as BKA)
IKF code SCO Flag of Scotland.svg
IKF rank 16 (Jan. 2017)
European Championships
Appearances 2
First appearance 2010
Best result 14th, 2018
European Bowl
Appearances 3
First appearance 2007
Best result 2nd (west), 2009
http://www.scotlandkorfball.co.uk/

The Scotland National Korfball Team is managed by the Scottish Korfball Association (SKA), representing Scotland in korfball international competitions. It entered in competition in 2007, when the Great Britain National Korfball Team was split in 3 teams: England, Wales and Scotland.

Korfball Mixed gender team sport

Korfball is a ball sport, with similarities to netball and basketball. It is played by two teams of eight players with four females and four males in each team or with eight players in each team. The objective is to throw a ball into a bottomless basket that is mounted on a 3.5 m high pole.

The Great Britain korfball team is managed by the British Korfball Association (BKA), representing Great Britain in korfball international competitions. In 2007 it was split in 3 national teams: England, Wales and Scotland, that compete in all international competitions except the World Games, where they compete as a unified Great Britain and Northern Ireland korfball team.

England national korfball team

The England national korfball team is managed by the English Korfball Association (EKA), representing England in korfball international competitions. In 2007 the Great Britain national korfball team was split into 3 national teams: England, Wales and Scotland, that compete in all international competitions except the World Games, where they compete as a unified Great Britain national korfball team.

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Tournament History

European Championships [1]
YearChampionshipHostClassification
2010European ChampionshipNetherlands15th
2018European ChampionshipNetherlands14th
European Bowl
YearChampionshipHostClassification
2007 2nd European Bowl [2] Luxembourg4th place (West)
2009 3rd European Bowl [3] Luxembourg (West)2nd place (West)
2013 4th European Bowl [4] Slovakia (West)3rd place (West)

Current Squad

  • Nicol Harrow (vc)
  • Joanna Cook
  • Jen Merritt
  • Jena Connolly
  • Rachel Pennington
  • Rebecca Fitch
 
  • Kyle Crombie (c)
  • Alex Forrest
  • Angus Davidson
  • Calum Lindsay
  • David Wiseman
  • George Rourke
  • Jimmy Seymour

National Team in the 2013 European Bowl

  • Eleanor Gaunt
  • Sarah McKeand
  • Andrea Kinver
  • Natasha Lynch
  • Rebecca Louise Pratt
  • Emma Stanley
  • Nicol Van Rijbroek
 
  • Mike Brayne
  • Kyle Crombie
  • Angus Davidson
  • Daniel Pratt
  • Erik Rustenburg
  • Elliot Samson
  • John Wright

See also

Related Research Articles

European Korfball Championship or European Korfball A-Championship is a korfball competition for European national teams organized by the International Korfball Federation. It was played every four years from 1998 until 2014 and then moved to a tournament every two years, starting from 2016. The number of participated teams has varied between 8 and 16. The Netherlands national korfball team has won each edition.

The Czech Republic national korfball team is managed by the Czech Korfball Association (CKA), representing the Czech Republic in korfball international competitions.

Belgium national korfball team

The Belgium national korfball team, nicknamed the Belgian Diamonds, is managed by the Koninklijke Belgische Korfbalbond (KBKB), representing Belgium in korfball international competitions.

The South Africa national korfball team is managed by the South African Korfball Federation (SAKF), representing South Africa in korfball international competitions.

Catalonia national korfball team

The Catalonia national korfball team is managed by the Federació Catalana de Korfball (FCK), representing Catalonia in korfball international competitions.

Poland national korfball team

The Poland national korfball team is managed by the Polski Związek Korfballu (PZKorf), representing Poland in korfball international competitions.

The International Korfball Federation (IKF) was founded in Antwerp (Belgium) on 11 June 1933 as a continuation of the International Korfball Bureau established in 1924 by the Dutch and Belgian Associations.The IKF was officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1993 and is affiliated to Sportaccord (Sportaccord), the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF) and the International World Games Association (IWGA).The IKF aims to spread korfball around the globe. It provides close to sixty (60) affiliated member countries with financial, material, and structural support to achieve this goal. It has established a network of contacts in many countries and actively promotes the game by transferring knowledge internationally by exchange programmes and inviting selected korfball players, coaches, and administrators to its training courses to create a stable local structure in all the affiliated countries on which a flourishing korfball organisation can be built.The IKF is organised in five Continental Confederations – IKF Africa, IKF Americas, IKF Asia, IKF Europe and IKF Oceania – since 2011.The IKF General Meeting is the highest authority in the IKF. The IKF is managed on a daily base by the IKF Executive Committee – 8 members – and the IKF Council – 12 members.The IKF stimulates the global awareness that korfball is a spectator and media oriented mixed gender teamsport.

The United States national korfball team is managed by the United States Korfball Federation (USKF), representing the United States in korfball international competitions.

The Armenia national korfball team is managed by the Korfball Federation of Armenia (KFA), representing Armenia in korfball international competitions.

The Slovakia national korfball team is managed by the Slovak Korfball Association (SAK), representing Slovakia in korfball international competitions.

The Hong Kong national korfball team is managed by the Hong Kong China Korfball Association (HKCKA), representing Hong Kong in Korfball international competitions.

The France national korfball team is managed by the UFOLEP National Korfball Committee, representing France in korfball international competitions.

The Luxembourg national korfball team was managed by the Federation Luxembourgeoise du Korfball (FLKB), representing Luxembourg in korfball international competitions. Currently there are no teams in Luxembourg

The Wales National Korfball Team often referred to as the Welsh Korfball Squad (WKS) is managed by the Welsh Korfball Association/Cymdeithas Pêl-Corff Cymru, and represents Wales in international korfball competition. The Welsh Korfball Squad entered its first IKF ranking competition in 2007, after the Great Britain national korfball team was disbanded to produce three teams: England, Wales and Scotland. Wales is a fully recognised member of the International Korfball Federation and is currently ranked 23rd in the world.

The Ireland national korfball team is managed by the Irish Korfball Association (IKA), representing Ireland in korfball international competitions.

The Sweden national korfball team is managed by the Svenska Korfballförbundet (SKF), representing Sweden in korfball international competitions.

The Serbia national korfball team is managed by the Korfbol savez Srbije, representing Serbia in korfball international competitions. Is member of IKF since 2005.

The Greece national korfball team is managed by the Hellenic Korfball & Ball-Sports Federation (HKBSF), representing Greece in korfball international competitions.

The Turkey national korfball team is managed by the Turkish Korfball Committee (TKC), representing Turkey in korfball international competitions.

References

  1. "The history of the IKF European Championship" (PDF). IKF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2013.
  2. "Wales win European Bowl western division". IKF. 14 May 2007. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012.
  3. "European Bowl 2009". Korfballworld. Archived from the original on 15 December 2009.
  4. "Three qualifiers for the 2014 IKF European Korfball Championships". IKF. 9 June 2013. Archived from the original on 21 January 2014.