All floorball leagues in the top four floorball countries, Czech Republic, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland, will start this week. From the men’s leagues, Swedish top league (SSL) is first to start.
Last season´s winner in Czech Republic was Chodov. Photo by Cesky Florbal.
The men’s league in Czech Republic (Tipsport Superliga) will start this Saturday with four matches.
17.9. 14:00 Pardubice (9*) v Tatran (3)
17.9. 16:00 Bohemians (6) v Chodov (1)
17.9. 19:00 Vitkovice (5) v Otrokovice (8)
17.9. 19:00 Liberec (-) v Ostrava (10)
* = Last season’s results after regular season. – means that the team didn’t play in the league last season
12 teams will play in the men’s league and 8 teams will make it to the play-offs whereas the 4 teams left below the play-off-line will face play-outs.
Classic won their first men´s title in Finland last season. Photo by Salibandyliiga.
In Finland, the men’s league (Salibandyliiga) will begin this Saturday with a single match. More matches will be played on Sunday.
17.9. 17:00 M-Team (12*) v Indians (9)
18.9. 17:00 Oilers (3) v SPV (7)
18.9. 17:00 Nokian KrP (11) v KooVee (10)
18.9. 17:00 SalBa (14) v EräViikingit (4/5)
18.9. 17:00 Happee (2) v TPS (6)
18.9. 18:30 OLS (8) v Steelers (-)
*= Last season’s results after regular season. EräViikingit is a merger team by Viikingit and Erä and because both teams played in the league last season, both results are shown. – means that the team didn’t play in the league last season.
14 teams will play in the Finnish league. Top 8 teams will make it to play-offs, next 3 team’s seasons will end, and from the last 3 teams the last one will relegate straight to the second highest league whereas the other 2 teams will face play-outs.
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In Sweden, Storvreta won the men´s Superfinal. Photo by Per Wiklund.
The men’s league in Sweden (SSL) will kick-off already on Wednesday with five matches.
14.9. 19:00 IK Sirius IBK (12*) v IBF Falun (2)
14.9. 19:00 Karlstad IBF (11) v Team Thorengruppen SK (-)
14.9. 19:00 Växjö IBK (4) v FC Helsingborg (6)
14.9. 19:00 Warberg IC (10) v Höllvikens IBF (-)
14.9. 19:00 Mullsjö AIS (8) v Pixbo Wallenstam IBK (1)
*= Last season’s results after regular season. – means that the team didn’t play in the league last season.
Out of the 14 men’s teams in the SSL, the top 8 will continue to play-offs, the season ends for the next 4 teams and the last 2 teams will face play-outs.
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GC Zurich won the men´s Superfinal in Switzerland last season. Photo by Fabian Trees.
In Switzerland, the men’s league (NLA) will start on Friday with one match, but five more matches will follow on Saturday.
16.9. 19:30 Floorball Köniz (1*) v SV Wiler-Ersigen (2)
17.9. 18:00 UHC Alligator Malans (7) v UHC Grunenmatt (9)
17.9. 18:00 Kloten-Bulach Jets (8) v HC Rychenberg Winterthur (4)
17.9. 19:00 Chur Unihockey (6) v Tigers Langnau (5)
17.9. 19:00 GC Zurich (3) v UHC Thun (12)
17.9. 19:00 Waldkirch-St. Gallen (11) v UHC Uster (10)
*=Last season’s results after regular season.
All 12 teams in the Swiss NLA will start their season this weekend. The top 8 teams will make it to play-offs, whereas the bottom 3 will play play-outs.