IKF Europa Cup 2020 R1 - How to Follow Mavs
Guide to following Edinburgh Mavericks at IKF Europa Cup 2020 R1
What is the competition?
The IKF Europa Cup is a European competition which sees the champions of National leagues across Europe compete for the Europa Cup – think football Champions League.
Due to rankings, certain countries must compete at a qualifying round in order to make the Europa Cup proper, as is the case for the team representing Scotland which this year is Edinburgh Mavericks.
The top 2 teams will qualify for IKF Europa Cup 2020 Final Round in Hungary in January 2020. The third ranked team will be first reserve.
Where and when is it happening?
This year Round 1 of the IKF Europa Cup is taking place in Saint-Étienne, France. The tournament takes place over 3 days, from the evening of Friday 13th September to Sunday 15th September.
What teams are involved and who are Mavs playing?
KCC Sokol České Budějovice (CZE)
KC Barcelona (CAT)
Cardiff City Korfball Club (WAL)
FJEP Bonson (FRA)
Marmara University Sport Club (TUR)
KS Sokół Serock (POL)
KK SPU Nitra (SVK)
Edinburgh Mavericks (SCO)
Friday 13th September
vs KS Sokół Serock (POL)
Saturday 14th September
vs Marmara University SC (TUR)
vs KK SPU Nitra (SVK)
Sunday 15th September
Matches depend on outcome of group stage
Matches are 15 minute halves x2 Real Playing Time (this means the clock stops when the ball goes out of play etc.) with 4 minutes at half time.
Should a match end in a draw, Golden Goal will be played.
In the event that 5 minutes of Golden Goal cannot separate teams, a sudden death penalty shootout will take place.
How do I follow the games?
All the scores and live text updates will be provided on World Korfball.
It is not yet confirmed if the matches will be live streamed, if they are it is likely to be on the French Korfball Federation Facebook Page. However if they are to be streamed we will keep our social media channels up to date - so keep an eye on them! You can also follow our social media channels for updates from the squad throughout the tournament: