Fistball (IFA)

The International Fistball Association (IFA) is a dynamic, modern and efficient sports association which, together with its member…

About Fistball (IFA)

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The International Fistball Association (IFA) is a dynamic, modern and efficient sports association which, together with its member associations, stands for the following values and objectives:We provide everything that is required for our competitions to be held in an ideal manner and with high quality.

Interview with IFA Secretary General Jörn Verleger
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Interview with IFA Secretary General Jörn Verleger

Mr. Jörn Verleger was introduced as new voluntary Secretary General at the IFA Congress in Argentina back in November 2015. The 44-year old sport enthusiast from Bavaria aims high when it comes to the future of fistball. He talks to us about the progress of the IOC Recognition and new IFA structures.   IFA: Hello […]

Germany takes it all at the European Indoor Champions Cups
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Germany takes it all at the European Indoor Champions Cups

This weekend the European Women’s and Men’s Indoor Champion Cup took place. The reigning champions from TSV Pfungstadt (GER / Men) and TSV Dennach (GER / Women) were able to defend their trophies. While Dennach won back to back titles, the squad from Pfungstadt even won for the third consecutive time. Congratulations to the winners! […]

German Men’s Fistball Team is IWGA Team of the Month for November 2015
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German Men’s Fistball Team is IWGA Team of the Month for November 2015

Congratulations to the Men’s Fistball Team from Germany, IWGA Team of the Month for November 2015. The squad of Coach Olaf Neuenfeld secured the World Fistball Championship title at the World Championships in Argentina (14-21 November of this year). The defending champions achieved the title with a 4-0 win over Switzerland and booked their ticket […]

Germany defended the title at the Men’s World Championship
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Germany defended the title at the Men’s World Championship

Saturday the World Championship ended. The week started with beautiful weather and interesting games in the three groups. In the middle of the week a ridge of a hurricane brought heavy rain, hail and a bad storm so that firs a game had to be interrupted and then started anew the next day. But it got […]

Men’s World Championship started
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Men’s World Championship started

Yesterday the Men’s World Championship in Argentina started with the opening ceremony in Villa General Belgrano,  which included folkloric dances and a Tango performance and the official welcome-speech by Jose Gonzales, president of the organisation committee and Karl Weiss, president of the international fistball association. Directly after the ceremony the opening game was held at […]

Also the Swiss Team for Cordoba has been announced
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Also the Swiss Team for Cordoba has been announced

As the last of the big European Teams Switzerland nominated the squad for the men’s world championship in Argentina. Cyril “Fausto” Schreiber will again be part of the team with witch the Swiss plan to take revenge on the lost final of the European Championship final against Germany last year. There’s also one rookie in […]

The Rookie on Team USA
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The Rookie on Team USA

During the recent PanAm Games there emerged a new name in the US National Team: Todd Strassberger (32), the only “Rookie” on the US team. If a new name comes out of nowhere, the press team of the IFA becomes interested to look it up on the internet and we Googled “Todd Strassberger”. We were […]

The Austria Team for the Men World Championship is set
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The Austria Team for the Men World Championship is set

The Team for Cordoba After a week long training camp as preparation for the Men World Championship in Cordoba (Argentina) the Team coach Winfried Kronsteiner announced the 10 playsers to represent Austria in this year. After the final tournament in June the squad was already reduced from 17 players to 14 players and now it […]

Meet the Galjoens
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Meet the Galjoens

Meet the Galjoens – a South African fistball team who’ll carry the hopes of the nation when they take on the best in the world later this year. I came this close to representing South Africa, but I made a fist of it. My near miss started with a trip to Switzerland and a sport […]

Pan American Fistball Games
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Pan American Fistball Games

The first ever Pan American Fistball Games held by the US Fistball Association will take place from the 27th to the 30th of August at the Swim and Sports Club in Flanders (NJ). The Pan American Championship for national teams men and women with teams from USA, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia will the Thursday 27th […]

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