30 September 2014

EKA Staff

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International Friendly – Belgium vs. England

England’s preparations for the upcoming IKF European Korfball Championships continue this weekend (04 October) with a warm-up match against the ‘Diamonds’, also known as Belgium.

The match will be played in Merksem, Belgium and will  start at 15:00 local time (14:00 BST) on Saturday.

The last full international between the two teams took place in 2011 with Belgium winning the match convincingly 16-31. Charlie Vogwill was the top goal scorer for England in 2011 with 4 goals in the match. It was a much closer game in 2007, Belgium won 14-10.

Belgium will play Germany in their final warm-up match before the tournament on 18 October 2014.

The IKF European Korfball Championship will take place between Saturday 25 October and Sunday 02 November 2014 in Maia, Portugal.

Sixteen teams will participate; Belgium, Catalonia, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, The Netherlands, Turkey and Wales.

For the very latest updates from the squad, news and results from the tournament search for the hashtag #EKC14 on Twitter.