International Korfball Federation made a draw to establish the pools for The World Games Korfball Event to be held from 31 July to 4 August 2013 in Cali, Colombia. Pool A contains the teams from The Netherlands, Great Britain, Portugal and Czech Republic, while in Pool B Belgium, Chinese Taipei, Russia and Germany will compete. In the following please find the IKF’s press release:
IKF's PRESS RELEASE
"During the International Korfball Federation Executive Committee April 21st 2013 meeting the IKF Exco made a draw to establish the pools for the World Games Korfball Event to be held from 31 July to 4 August 2013 in Cali, Colombia.The World Games as multi sports event will take place from 24 July till 4 August.The World Games is the most important korfball event in the IKF’s 2013 calendar.
The result of the draw is:
Pool A: 1. The Netherlands, 2. Great Britain, 3. Portugal and 4. Czech Republic.
Pool B: 1. Belgium, 2. Chinese Taipei, 3. Russia and 4. Germany.
The teams in all four lines were drawn with each set of two teams based on the current IKF Ranking. The Netherlands is the current holder of the World Games Korfball following the last event held in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei in 2009. The IKF will publish the match schedule for this World Games Korfball event before 4 May 2013."