WFC Qualification EUR3 Team presentations: POL, RUS, HUN, AUT, GB – 30.01.2012
The Men´s WFC Qualification Europe 3 is played in Zbaszyn, Poland, February 1st - 5th 2012 with five teams.
The match schedule and more information found from the IFF WFCQ Eur 3 website.
The qualification will be played in one group where the teams meet each other once. The two best teams of every European qualification group and the best 3rd team of all European Qualifications (average result per match) will qualify to the Men´s WFC 2012 played in December.
Poland - The Polish team has been climbing up the ranking since 2006 and the 9th ranked team is aiming to take a place in the Final round tournament. Players to be noted Mattias Mikulski: a defender who plays in Swedish Superleague for Caperiotäby. He is always plays good and is a tough defender to meet. He scored 7+3 in the WFC 2010. Augustyn Bartlomiej: a center who is a great playmaker. Patryk Wronka: a young playmaker who will make his debut in the Adult WFC context. Wronka is able to find his teammates on the field with his fantastic passes.
Russia - Team Russia also aims to finish within the top 2 to qualify for the Final round played in December 2012. Players to be noted Dmitry Uglanov: a defender, who is physically very fit. He has been playing in the Czech Republic for several years now. He plays for the club FBC Liberec. Vladimir Gorshenenkoa: a quick defender with a strong wrist shot. He played his first WFC in 2004. Valery Maslov: a center forward, who is a very good playmaker finding his teammates on the field.
Hungary - The team is hungry for winning! Hungary would like to be the best defending team and very dangerous in attacking! The aim is also be an extremely hard opponent for all teams but keeping in mind the rules of Fair Play. The goal is to qualify. Players to be noted Martin Bagi: a goalkeeper with fast reflexes and amazing saves... cannot imagine anyone better for this position! Gero Varga: a big fighter that can make fantastic goals in important moments of the tough games. Dennis Schmidt: the heart of the team ant the positive mental engine. He can make tricks in every situation and is always dangerous in the offence.
Austria - Austria will compete in this qualifying with a new beginning. A lot of young players are gaining their first international experience. The aim will be to play with positive surprises in a good tournament. Players to be noted Sigi Sendlhofer: is the record holder in international matches in Austria having now played a total of 77 internationals. Has a great game overview. Roland Herzog: has a good eye for scoring goals. Felix Moosburger: a young and very quick player with a great vision of the court.
Great Britain - The team consists of young players and more established players in GB. The GB team is extremely ambitious and highly motivated to achieve the best performance. The ultimate aim is to enjoy the whole experience and promote GB floorball at it´s best! Players to be noted Josh Needham: having played in 3 International matches both out field and as Goalie, he is a natural and has determination to achieve his best performance. Gary Patterson: again a young player is the top goal scorer in the Scottish league, having also played 2 in both Czech Republic and Amsterdam. Jack Bird: the youngest player in the squad, he has tremendous speed and talent also played for U19.