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Johan Samuelsson and Silja Eskelinen are the Top Transfer of the week – 16.07.2018

National team players Johan Samuelsson (SWE) and Silja Eskelinen (FIN) are the Top Transfer of the week.

Swedish national team player and team captain Johan Samuelsson has decided to return to Sweden to play in the Swedish super league. Ater playing two seasons for the Swiss club Tigers Langnau in Switzerland, Swedish team IBF Falun announced that the Swedish captain makes his return to Sweden on a 3-year contract with Falun. The 29-year-old Forward has represented his country in The World Games, four times in the Men´s World Championships and once in the University league.


Johan Samuelsson (SWE) Forward - Transferring to IBF Falun (SWE) from Unihockey Tigers Langnau (SUI)
International success:
TWG: 2017
WFC: 2016, 2014, 2012, 2010
WFCQ: 2018, 2016
WUFC: 2010
EuroFloorball Tour: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
International Tournaments: 2014, 2012, 2010
Finland-Sweden Challenge: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006

Finnish National team player Silja Eskelinen is transferring back to her home country after a great season in the Swiss womens league. Eskelinen is transferring from a Swiss team Piranha Chur which is the womens raigning champion in Switzerland and will continue playing in the SB-Pro Nurmijäri the coming season. The 24-year-old defender has represented her country twice both in Women’s World Floorball Championships and U19 WFC.


Silja Eskelinen* (FIN) Defender - Transferring to SB-Pro Nurmijärvi (FIN) from Piranha Chur (SUI)
International success:
WFC: 2017, 2015
WFCQ: 2017
U19WFC: 2012, 2010
Champions Cup: 2016, 2014, 2013
EuroFloorball Tour: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010
Finland-Sweden Challenge: 2014, 2012, 2011


Other Transfers:


Olivier Hirschi (SUI) Defender - Transferring to Floorball Köniz (SUI) from Grimsta AIK (SWE)
International success:
WUFC: 2016, 2014, 2012
U19WFC: 2009, 2007
Champions Cup: 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
EuroFloorball Tour: 2008
EuroFloorball Cup: 2010, 2009
International Tournaments: 2013
U19 International Tournaments: 2009, 2007
Polish Cup: 2009



Anna Ankudinova (LAT) Forward - Transferring to Rankat Ankat (FIN) from Rigas Lauvas (LAT)
International success:
WFC: 2017
WFCQ: 2017 
U19WFC: 2018
International Tournaments: 2017
6 Nations Floorball Cup: 2017 



Blanka Benyo* (HUN) Forward - Transferring to Red Ants Rychenberg Winterthur (SUI) from Egri Varosi Sportiskola (HUN)
International success:
U19WFC: 2018, 2016
U19 International Tournaments: 2017, 2016



Jakob Bohls (GER) Defender - Transferring to SV Wiler-Ersigen (SUI) from ETV Hamburg (GER)
International success:
U19WFC: 2017
U19 International Tournaments: 2018
Polish Cup: 2017



Erik Härkönen (FIN) Forward - Transferring to Unihockey Tigers Langnau (SUI) from Rauman SalBa (FIN)
International success:
Champions Cup: 2015, 2013, 2012



Javier Ortega Sanchez* (ESP) Defender - Trasnferring to Floorball Escorial (ESP) from West Coast Floorball Club Glasgow (GBR)
International success:
U19WFCQ: 2011 




Leon Schweiger (GER) Forward - Transferring to SV Wiler-Ersigen (SUI) from TV Eiche Horn Bremen (GER)
International success:
U19 International Tournaments: 2018



* = Transfer not completed 

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