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MEN´S WFCQ 2018 - EUR4 - Team Presentations – 19.01.2018

Denmark, Norway, Spain, Austria and Great Britain are all in the Group EUR4, which will compete in Nitra (Slovakia) on the 31.01 - 4.02.2018.

In Europe, there will be 22 teams competing in four qualification groups with three event locations - Tallinn (Estonia), Nitra (Slovakia) and Valmiera (Latvia).

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 according to the following:
- The two best teams from each qualification group will qualify; and
- The the two best 3rd placed teams will qualify.

The calculation of the best 3rd teams will follow this order: 1. Average number of points 2. Average goal difference 3. Average scored goals 4. Lottery drawing*
*Since the number of teams between the qualification groups differs, the group sizes will be equalised by removing the results from the matches against the lowest placed teams in the larger-sized group before comparing the average results.

More information about the WFCQ2018 is available here.


Team Presentations


Danish team has a lot of new interesting young players in their team. It´s a new generation of danish players. They feel that it´s important for them to continue with typical danish floorball mentality which includes hard work, proudness and a big sacrifice. Their aim is to end top two in the group and qualify for the world championships.

Players to watch

Mikkel Skov: Mikkel is a very intelligent player, he is a good passing-player, he always wants the ball and he likes to take responsibility for the team. He´s brilliant in special teams.
Mathias Glass Toftegard: He is born in 2000 and has already played one world championship. He is big, he has a good technique and he is also a brilliant goal-scorer.
Daniel Mac Cabe: Daniel is very strong defender. He likes to defend and it hurts meeting him. He´s also very good in offense and likes to participate in the building up.

#24 M. Skov

#27 M. Glass Toftegaard

#23 D. Mac Cabe



Team Norway has a great mix of experienced, young and new players in their team for the WFCQ. Their aim is to qualify for the WFC in Prague.

Players to watch

Daniel Gidske: He is the team captain and he is playing in the Swedish Super league (SSL).
Markus Lindgjerdet: Markus is also playing in the SSL.
Marius Pedersen: Marius is a two way player with excellent skills.

#3 D. Gidske

#29 M. Lindgjerdet

#12 M. Pedersen



Spanish team has a mix of young and experienced players who aims to qualify to the world championships.

Players to watch

Ivan Martinez: With more than 50 international matches he gives a lot of confidence to the defense.
Sergio Garces: Team captain, always helping the team both inside and outside the rink.
Enrique Gonzalez: Young and talented player with a lot of experience. He is the representative of all the young players who fight to be in the final round.

#31 I. Martinez

#19 S. Garces

#5 E. Gonzalez



The Austrian men´s national team has developed in the last 2 years. The team consists of experienced and young players. A lot of the young players try to gain their first WFC Qualification. The aim is to qualify for the World Floorball Championships 2018 and improve in the WFC ranking.

Players to watch

Siegfried Sendlhofer: He is the oldest and most experienced player of Austria. He will be the first player from Austria to have over 100 internationals games.
Philip Miglinci: Philip is one of the fastest players in the team and convinces with his fighting spirit.
Timo Schmid: Timo is very good in scoring and making spectacular goals.

#9 S. Sendlhofer

#5 P. Miglinci

#6 T. Schmid


Great Britain

Great Britain enters the WFCQ 2018 as the team´s first tournament since new National Men´s Team Coach Tim Hidskes took up the role. The team hopes to show progression from previous tournaments, and play with focus & determination against their opponents. We hope to continue to demonstrate the great team spirit our national teams have become known for.

Players to watch

Jamie Black: Cool head under pressure, not afraid to get stuck in.
Sam Leeds: Tireless worker, has a good head for the game.
Kaj Jones: The heart & soul of the team! Certainly knows where the net is.

#15 J. Black

#4 S. Leeds

#11 K. Jones


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