First things first, it starts tomorow
The 9th Men´s U19 WFC 2017 will take place May 2 - 7, 2017 in Växjö, Sweden. The Final Round is made of up 8 teams in A-division & 8 teams in B-division. All A-division teams, as well as two B-division teams, were directly qualified, based on results from the Men´s U19 WFC 2015. The remaining 6 spots in B-division were determined via regional quota systems and qualification events.
Canada is in the B Division. Their first match is tomorrow at 4:00 AM EST against Estonia! More information on roster and schedule here.
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The rest of the matches can be viewed on the Youtube channel on the link above.
Team Canada Names Their Captain
At a team meeting earlier today (May 2, 2017), Cameron Buck was named captain of Team Canada for the upcoming IFF Men’s U19 World Floorball Championships to be played in Vaxjo, Sweden May 3-7. Felix Robillard and Francis Lavergne will serve as assistant captains for the tournament.
Buck, an Ottawa native and member of the Ottawa Blizzard floorball club, has previously represented Canada at the Men’s World Championships in Riga, Latvia in 2016, at the Men’s World Championships qualifier in Colorado Springs, USA in 2016 and at the Men’s U19 World Championships in Helsingborg, Sweden in 2015.
Also at the team meeting, the team members and staff continued a Floorball Canada tradition of signing a Canadian flag and stating who they are dedicating their performance at the tournament to.
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