The Swiss national team korfball consists of selected members of all clubs of Switzerland and players holding a Swiss passport across the world. Switzerland is per end of 2021 ranked #39 on the IKF World Ranking (link to full list).
Road to Chinese Taipei: Our next aim is to participate in the World Korfball Championship 2023 in Chinese Taipei. To qualify for this tournament, we will join the IKF European World Korfball Championships Qualifiers 2022 (to be held 31 Oct – 3 Nov 2022 in Turkiye). We will join the Qualifier-B, with Hungary, Catalonia, Turkiye, Scotland, Wales, and France as our opponents. The match schedule is shown below.
Selections for the national team have been held from April to August 2022. Congratulations to the Swiss national team of 2022:
|Afke Schouten||Daan Van Den Berg|
|Fabienne Thöni||Laurence Gfeller|
|Ineke Mostmans||Julien Gfeller|
|Jitte Rickli||Rainier Gfeller|
|Jet Bosma-van Duin||Sam Malkin|
|Juliette Nijenhuis||Tom Rickli|
|Louise Otterman||Vasilis Cheras|
Under the guidance of our national team staff Matthias Friedel, Ben De Boeck, Carra Tillon, Lieke Dam-Wichers, and Anouk van Kammen, we wish the team great success at the Qualifiers.
More details on our road to Chinese Taipei can be found in this document: pdf.
Participation of the Swiss national team in past tournaments:
2022, IKF EU World Korfball Championship Qualifier B 2022, November 2022, in Antalya, Turkiye (more info on the tournament and the results).
2021, IKF European Korfball Championship B, October 2021, in Wroclaw, Poland (more info on the tournament and the results).
2019, Qualification for participation in the IKF European Korfball Championship B (IKF EKC First Round), November 2019, Lviv, Ukraine (more info on the tournament and the results).
2018, IKF Beach Korfball World Cup (Europe), August 2018, Blankenberge, Belgium (more info on IKF website)
2017, First appearance at an international tournament: IKF European Korfball Championship First Round, October 2017, Budapest, Hungary (more info on the tournament and the results).
General korfball links
Swiss Korfball is member of the International Korfball Federation.
International Korfball Federation & Global korfball news, events & formal documents: www.ikf.org and https://korfball.sport/
Check out this link for instruction videos on korfball,
which were developed as part of an Erasmus+ project by IKF in collaboration with international korfball federations, including Swiss Korfball.