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As the excitement of EWC in 2019 in Radevormwald builds, we caught up with Chiara Checchi, member of last year’s EWC winning team: Ferrara Bulls. She shared her insights as to why she loves tchoukball, what has changed since she started playing, and her hopes for the upcoming tournament.
As announced by the European Tchoukball Federation (ETBF) yesterday, the winning bid was from TuS Oeckinghausen, in collaboration with us at the DTBV. Behind the scenes, the Organising Committee has already started preparing for the 2019 European Winners’ Cup in earnest.
Bidding for the premium Tchoukball event in the European club Tchoukball calendar opened at the end of March, after closure of the 2018 edition in Traiskirchen, Austria. The process was open for 3 months, to allow National Federations (NFs) to consider applying.
The Czech Republic finished 4th in the World Beach Tchoukball Championships today with a tense and often close match against number 3 seeds Macau. The Czechs started the match very strongly and it was only in the final period that the Macau team developed a lead.
Hungary became one of the International Tchoukball Federation's (FITB) newest members at the 2017 FITB General Assembly in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Members of the FITB in Europe are automatically members of the ETBF. Hungarian President Anita Kunos thanked the General Assembly for the election of Hungary and spoke to the ETBF afterwards.