The 10th Women’s U19 World Floorball Championships will be played in Katowice, Poland 31st August — 4th September. Canada, New Zealand, Hungary and Italy are playing in Group C.

Canada

Short description of your team and aims at the WU19 WFC 2022?

Enthusiastic team of talented young girls. We are here to have fun, play as a team and live our passion for floorball. Our aim is to be one of the non European leading floorball countries.

Players to watch

Rookie or young player to look out for on your team and why?

Photo of Sophie PomeroySophie Pomeroy is a young player with great skills, a nice shot and a very promising future.

 

 

 

Who is a leader on and off the field and why?

Photo of Elly PetersElly Peters is one of our more experienced players, always enthusiastic and a great fighting spirit.

 

 

 

Most skilful player?

Photo of Elise Van ThielenElise van Thielen – great technique, dangerous shot and outstanding game vision.

 

 

 

Which player demonstrates #FairFloorball the best and why?

Photo of Scotia BroomeScotia Broome – always a positive attitude, never gives up and great sportsmanship.

 

 

 

 

New Zealand

Short description of your team and aims at the WU19 WFC 2022?

We are a young and enthusatic team, all living in New Zealand. We aim to improve our world ranking and experience a high level of floorball.

Players to watch

Rookie or young player to look out for on your team and why?

Photo of Kate JohnsonKate Johnson is new to the sport and learning fast.

 

 

 

Who is a leader on and off the field and why?

Photo of Hannah BertschingerHannah Bertchinger loves to lead with a laugh.

 

 

 

Most skilful player?

Photo of Maya HatchwellMaya Hatchwell reads the game well and can adapt.

 

 

 

Which player demonstrates #FairFloorball the best and why?

Photo of Anna KnackstedtAnna Knackstedt She looks out for other players’ welfare.

 

 

 

 

Hungary

Short description of your team and aims at the WU19 WFC 2022?

Our team is made up of 18 ambitious and determined girls who have made a dream come true by qualifying for the World Championships. Our new goal is to be at our best again and achieve a result at the World Championships that we can be proud of.

Players to watch

Rookie or young player to look out for on your team and why?

Photo of Reka HajasRéka Hajas – The young defender joined the national team at the age of 15. She is a constant point of the defensive line, who sees the whole field and helps the attack. From match to match, she gives a solid, balanced performance.

 

Who is a leader on and off the field and why?

Photo of Nora LelovicsNóra Lelovics – She has been a key player in the Hungarian league in recent years and is the most experienced player in the national team, having been a member of the senior women’s team at the age of 15. As team captain, she leads the team both on and off the field, passing on her experience to her teammates, who accept and look up to her, and is the driving force behind the team.

Most skilful player?

Photo of Nora LelovicsNóra Lelovics – Dynamic, technical player. Does not know a lost match.

 

 

 

Which player demonstrates #FairFloorball the best and why?

Photo of Lili HuberLili Huber – Our player plays with clean instruments in matches, always shows fair behaviour towards the opponent, and does not openly question the referees’ decisions. She fights for her team’s victory.

 

 

 

Italy

Short description of your team and aims at the WU19 WFC 2022?

Very united and compact team, with excellent character that makes the group its strong point. The girls have set themselves the goal of never giving up and to play each match with maximum energy.

Players to watch

Rookie or young player to look out for on your team and why?

Photo of Elena LeuPhoto of Vittoria De LucaWe have two very young players who will be playing their first matches in the national team, Elena Leu and Vittoria De Luca. We are sure that they will play with a lot of energy and gain important experience.

 

Who is a leader on and off the field and why?

Photo of Roberta OlshovThe captain, Roberta Olshov, is a leader by showing a lot of positive energy both on and off the field, as well as trying to help each player to feel at ease and play as best as she can.

 

 

Most skilful player?

Photo of Marta PelliccioniWe have many skilful players, but the spectators should in particular watch Marta Pelliccioni, a sniper with great individual technical skills.

 

 

Which player demonstrates #FairFloorball the best and why?

Photo of Marta CavaldesiMarta Cavaldesi is a good example of FairFloorball. She always treats all teammates with equal respect and while showing great fighting spirit on the field she always plays in a fair and correct way. You will never hear her make a negative comment due to race, gender or sexuality.

 

 

  • The information here is provided by the teams and modified by the IFF. 

More information about the Women’s U19 WFC 2022 here.

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