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Women´s U19 WFC 2018

8th Women´s U19 World Floorball Championships 2018

Herisau & St. Gallen, Switzerland
2nd - 6th May 2018

Official event website: http://www.wfc2018.ch/en/

A total of 18 teams registered for the 8th Women´s U19 World Floorball Championships. This is the most ever registrations for this event and was the first time that a qualification had to be held for this event.

Australia, Italy, The Netherlands & New Zealand all registered for the first time in the Women´s U19s.

The Final Round will be played in St. Gallen and Herisau, Switzerland, and is made of up 8 teams in A-division & 8 teams in B-division. All A-division teams, as well as six B-division teams were direclty qualified, based on results from the Women´s U19 WFC 2016 and regional quotas. The remaining 2 spots in the B-division were determined via a qualification event in Europe, between Austria, The Netherlands, Italy & Russia.

Preliminary Match Schedule (updated 21.09.2017)


FINAL ROUND

A-Division

Group A
Group B
Sweden (1)Finland (2)
Czech Republic (4)Switzerland (3)
Norway (5)Poland (6)
Germany (9)Slovakia (7)

B-Division

Group C
Group D
Latvia (8)Canada (10)
USA (12)Hungary (11)
Austria (15)Russia (18)^
Australia (-)New Zealand (-)

* Numbers in brackets show current rankings based on results from U19 WFC 2016. Teams marked with (-) are competing in their first Women´s U19 WFC event and will receive a ranking at the completion of the tournament.
^ Russia did not compete in 2016, so their ranking is based on past participation in U19 WFC events.



U19 WFC Playing system

A-Division: Every team plays each other once within their group. The top two teams after the group stage proceed to the semi-finals, while the other four teams have placement matches. The 8th placed team in A-division will be relegated to B-division for 2020.

B-Division: Every team plays each other once within their group. The top two teams after the group stage proceed to the semi-finals, while the other four teams have placement matches. The winner of B-division will be promoted to A-division for 2020.


QualificationS

A qualification event was held in Linz, Austria from 8th - 10th September 2017. Four nations competed - Austria, Italy, Netherlands & Russia. It was the first time that either Italy or The Netherlands had participated at this level.

Based on the results of this event, Austria & Russia qualified to the Final Round.

More information on the qualification event can be found here.


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