The World Games 2017 Fistball Tournament in Wroclaw, Poland, will be played with a new ball design in pink – the limited ball edition is now available. The Fistball Tournament will start on Sunday 22 July. The Final will be played on Tuesday 25 July. With defending champion Germany, the European teams from Austria and Switzerland, as well as the South American teams from Argentina, Brazil and Chile the currently best six teams worldwide are quallified.
“As a multisports event, the World Games are the season’s highlight for national teams”, said Winfried Kronsteiner, chair of the International Fistball Association (IFA) sports commission and Technical Delegate for the World Games. “The currently best six teams have confirmed their starting right and will be present in Poland”, added Competition Manager Christoph Oberlehner. The tournament will be played in the renovated “Olawka” sports complex three kilometer outside the city center of Wroclaw, the European Cultural Capital from 2016.
Registration deadline ahead
Already at the end of April, the head of delegation had to provide a limited number of players to the Wroclaw Organizing Committee. Until beginning of June, the national choaches have time to reduce the number up to a maximum of ten players per roster.
“The fistball family and all fans can look forward to an exciting and attractive Fistball Tournament. The World Games as multi sports event are always special“, stated IFA President Karl Weiß. In addition to the attendance of daily tourists, official fan tours are being organized from Germany and Switzerland.
Sportastic produced a special edition “Limited 2017” of the official ball
Sportastic, exclusive ball partner of IFA for The World Games 2017 Fistball Tournament, has produced a special edition of its balls “premium” and “micro wet” with a fresh design called “Limited 2017”. The ball is now available in the internet shop www.sportastic.com for 89 Euro each, respectively. The qualified teams will get a basis set within the next days.
“We are very pleased to be again the official ball partner of the Fistball Tournament at The World Games. With a new design we would like to support the ambition of the IFA´s Board of Directors to present Fistball as attractive as possible”, said Sportastic general manager Thomas Stadler.