Czech Republic, Latvia, Hungary, Spain and Ukraine will play in the WFCQ EUR 4 on the 1st – 5th of February 2017 in Madrid, Spain

20 teams in total will compete in the Women´s World Floorball Championships Qualification European groups.

In Europe, there will be four qualification groups with two event locations – EUR 1 & EUR 4 will play in Madrid, Spain, while EUR 2 & EUR 3 will be hosted by Celano, Italy.

In Europe, each team will play once against each of the other teams in their group. Based on the results from these group matches, a total of 10 teams will qualify. In EUR 4 group Czech Republic (4) and Latvia (5) have the highest rankings and are thus the favourite to qualify to the final round. Last time Hungary (15) and Spain (19) met each other was in February 2015 in Latvia. Playing against each other twice and both games ended to a tie. Ukraine will play in WFCQ for the very first time.

More detailed information about the EUR 1 and EUR 4 qualifications available at  IFF Event page


Women´s WFCQ 2017 EUR 4 Team presentations



Czech team is one of Top four teams in the World. Therefore, their aim is to take the first place in the WFCQ group.

Players to watch

Eliška Krupnová  Tall Czech forward, playing in Swedish club Pixbo, where she plays a leading role. She was chosen the best player in the last Swedish league superfinals.
Denisa Ratajová  Universal player. Playing in Finland. She can play both defence and offence in front of opponent´s goal.
Hana Koníčková  Universal player. She can play at defence although she played as forward, when she played in Finland last season.

#5 E. Krupnová

#24 D. Ratajová

#12 H. Koníčková




Team Latvia´s aim is to qualify for the championship and play the best game they can.

Players to watch

Gunita Karklina  Plays the position of defender and has a lot of experience.
Anna Ankudinova  She is young and talented forward.
Edite Bankava  Plays the position of forward who plays smart and technical.

#13 G. Karklina

#95 A. Ankudinova

#9 E. Bankava




The main goal for the Hungarian team is to play 4 great matches and reach the best possible placement in the qualifications in order to get to the world championships. They have a young team with a good potential for the next few years.

Players to watch

Szilvia Darai  Young but experienced all-round player, who has improved her skills in Finland last season.
Nicole Vertesi  Very fast and compact forward with important goals and passes at the most decisive moments.
Nóra Suszták  Playmaker of the team with lots of energy, good  shot and great winning attitude. Always brings a lot to her line and to the team. ”

#10 S. Darai

#9 N. Vertesi

#6 N. Suszták



A young team that hopes to be a good host. Wishing to have the opportunity to reach the final stage.

Players to watch

Nieves Ballesteros Captain of the team and great leader in the field and outside.
Arantzazu Fernandez Experienced player who returns to the team to give the best.
Sara de la Cuesta Young player, with great defensive qualities and very fast in the field.

#3 N. Ballesteros

#7 A. Fernandez

#19 S. de la Cuesta




A young team with a lot of talent. Their goal is to learn and develop during the qualification.

Players to watch

Vasylyna Kozak  A player with a fantastic shot and superb technical abilities.
Yelyzaveta Holovchenko  Very good one against one and in the physical play. The playmaker of the team.
Snizhana Dubyk  A fighter that combine great character with great stick handling and good understanding of the game.

#14 V. Kozak

#3 Y. Holovchenko

#5 S. Dubyk


All team and player information is provided by the teams themselves and only edited by IFF.

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