2018 Men's World Floorball Championships
The 2018 Men's World Floorball Championships will be the 12th World Championships in men's floorball. The tournament will take place in Prague, Czech Republic in December 2018.
|Host country||Czech Republic|
|Venue(s)||2 (in 1 host city)|
WFC 2018 Qualification[edit | edit source]
In Europe, there were four qualification groups with three event locations - Talinn (Estonia), Nitra (Slovakia) and Valmiera (Latvia). The Asia-Oceania group tournament took place in Jeju Island, South Korea. It was the first IFF event hosted by Korea. USA and Canada played their qualification in Toronto, Canada.
|Host nation||1||Czech Republic|
|European Qualification 1||31st January - 4th February 2018||Tallinn||3||Finland|
|European Qualification 2||31st January - 4th February 2018||Nitra||3||Sweden|
|European Qualification 3||30th January - 3rd February 2018||Valmiera||2||Switzerland|
|European Qualification 4||31st January - 4th February 2018||Nitra||2||Denmark|
|Asia-Oceania Qualification||22nd - 27th January 2018||Jeju Island||4||Australia|
|Americas Qualification||10th - 11th February 2018||Toronto||1||Canada|
Venues[edit | edit source]
|O2 arena||Arena Sparta - Podvinny mlyn|
|Capacity: 17 000
The main competition arena.
|Capacity: 1 300
The second competition arena and practice arena.
|Address: Českomoravská 2345/17, 190 93 Praha 9
Opened since: 2004 Distance to City Center: cca 10 km
|Address: Kovanecká 2405/27, 190 00 Praha 9
Opened since: 2008
Distance to City Center: cca 10 km
Tournament groups[edit | edit source]
After the group ballot, 16 teams are divided into 4 groups. In the group stage each team plays each other once, while the second stage of the event includes play-offs and placement matches.
The two best teams of group A and B go directly to the quarter-final. Teams placed 3rd and 4th in group A and B and the teams placed 1st and 2nd in group C and D make it to the first playoff round (played before the quarter-finals).
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
References[edit | edit source]
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