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European Motoball Championship at Kovrov (Russia) – Day 7

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BELARUS Juniors 1-3 FRANCE Juniors France juniors played good game and were more composed team than their opponents. They scored three goals, conceded only one and won third place. Belarus played well, but were let down but their defense. GAME LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfV1NhKp1Og RUSSIA Juniors 5-1 GERMANY Juniors Russia scored their first goal in the first quarter, while Germany wasted 11 meters penalty. Later Russian juniors intensified the attacks and claimed their first European Juniors Motoball Championship title. GAME LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spyozQezbVM BELARUS 2-14 GERMANY Germany scored a nice goal in the first quarter, but made problems for themselves with getting yellow/red card for one of their players and green card for another one. Belarus used this situation well and scored equalizer. But Germans recovered well in the second quarter with two fast goals, and their goal-machine started the demolition - 14 goals from Die Mannschaft and 2 from Belarus was an
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European Motoball Championship at Kovrov (Russia) – Day 5

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RUSSIA Juniors 4-0 BELARUS Juniors Russian juniors showed that their level of the game goes feet to feet with their adult team. They are real contenders to the Champions title and their play gives a lot of good emotions to their supporters. GAME LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18z-q5epkgA FRANCE 2-2 GERMANY Superb defence from both teams was dominating in the first half of the game, and even if both teams had some good chances, the ball didn't go to net. Germany wasted an excellent chance in the third quarter, when their player went one-on-one with French goalkeeper, but later scores 11 meters penalty. Les Bleus replied in the last quarter, and they were really close to another one, but the ball hit the post and the luck wasn't on their side - Germany scored a beautiful close goal and France wasted a good chance to hit back. But France bravely fought till the
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European Motoball Championship at Kovrov (Russia) – Day 4

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GERMANY Juniors 1-4 RUSSIA Juniors After a beautiful opening ceremony it was a pleasure for everyone in the stadium to watch the opening game of Juniors European Motoball Championship. Youngsters showed skillful game, full of good technical elements. The future looks bright for both teams, but Russia were one step ahead the whole game and earned their first victory. FRANCE Juniors 0-1 BELARUS Juniors Young players age was not a factor in this game. The teams showed high motivation to win, it was a tough fight. France player got a yellow card in the last part of the game and Belarus punished them with 11 meters penalty. FRANCE Juniors 0-2 GERMANY Juniors Both teams lost their first games and wanted to get their first points. The fight was really close, but it was Germans whose finishing was better and earned their first victory. It was nice to see France juniors
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European Motoball Championship at Kovrov (Russia) – Day 3

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FRANCE 5-0 BELARUS Belarus are often the dark horse in European Championships, especially for title pretend­ing teams. But this time France looked serious and composed in their attacking and defending, and got four goals in the first half of the game. In the second part of the game Belarus had a good chance, but didn't score 11 meters penalty, also French goalkeeper saved good 16 meters free-kick shot and France players added another one beauty. Les Bleus were just outstanding. It was also nice to see FIM Europe 1st Deputy President Martin De Graaff enjoying the game in the stands. GAME LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br7ax7wcHHM LITHUANIA 1-10 GERMANY Germany started this game as clear favorites, but their first goal came for them only in the second quarter, when one of the main Lithuanian players left the field because of his motorbike failure and their captain received green card. That was a real
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European Motoball Championship at Kovrov (Russia) – Day 2

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FRANCE 3-THE NETHERLANDS 2 France has opened their score box in 9th minute, soon after this The Netherlands had a good chance to answer, but the ball hit the crossbar. Despite this in the second quarter The Netherlands equalized the result with a beautiful 16 meters free-kick. It was a wake-up call for France and in the sixth minute of second quarter they came up with a goal. There was less luck for them in the end of the quarter when France player got a hit in the head with a ball from 16 meters free-kick, at least the player left the field with some help from his teammates. In the second part of the game France got another goal, The Netherlands answered in the end of the game, but France did their job well and earned their first 3 points. BELARUS 4-LITHUANIA 2 In the first quarter Lithuania immediately
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European Motoball Championship at Kovrov (Russia) – Day 1

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GERMANY 2-BELARUS 4 Germans began the game with high tempo and a lot of attacks, but couldn't get the ball in, while Belarus used their only chance effectively and scored in the first quarter, and again at the beginning of the second - beautiful long range shot into the corner. Only in the end of the quarter Germany at last managed to find the net and scored two goals. In the second part of the game Belarus took higher pace in attack and scored their third goal. Then they earned 11 meters penalty, scored and left Germans under big pressure, and their team just could not find their game until the end of the match. THE NETHERLANDS 2-LITHUANIA 4 The Netherlands scored their first goal in the first quarter and things didn't look bright for Lithuania, their captain received green card and was sent out for 2 minutes. In the second
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European Motoball Championship 2018 in Russia – Preview

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From Monday August 6th to Sunday August 12th the European Motoball Championship will be held in Kovrov (Russia). The City of Kovrov has a long history in Motoball Sport and is located about 300 km East of Moscow. The Governor of the Region Vladimir is supporting the Championship strongly and the Stadium was rebuilt during the last month to guarantee optimal conditions for the most important event in Motoball 2018. For the first time in Motoball Sport there will be 2 classes in the Championship. - One for Seniors and one for Juniors between 12 and 18 years of age. In the Senior class the Teams from Belarus, France, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands and the hosting Team from Russia will participate. In parallel, the European Motoball Junior Championship will be held from August 08th to August 12th in the Stadium in Kovrov. The 4 Junior Teams from Belarus, France, Germany and
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European Motoball in France (Day 6)

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The European Motoball Championship finished with the victory of Russia on France and with the third place of Germany, while the Junior Final between Russia and Germany saw the German Team as the new European Junior Champion. Junior-Final 14:00 - Russia – Germany 2:3 In a very tight match Germany won 2:3. At the beginning the German team scored quickly, but Russia replied with the 1:1 just one minute later. In the second Quarter Germany went in front again, but Russia was fighting back and scored the 2:2 for the draw. In the last Quarter Germany was a bit stronger and scored the 3rd goal which decided the match for their colors. After the victory in 2016 in the Netherlands, Germany won also the European Junior Motoball Tournament 2017 in France. Congratulations to Russia for Silver and to France for Bronze. All the Junior Teams were showing excellent Motoball at
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European Motoball in France (Day 5)

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The European Motoball Games are going on in Cameret and Valreas, in France. In Day5, on Monday July 31st, five matches were held. The Junior Teams of Russia and Germany won their matches against France today and went into the Final, which will start today at 14.00 at Camaret. As for the Senior class, the first participant of the 2017 European Motoball Final is Russia. In a tight, high level match, Russia had the longer breath under the hot sun in Camaret. So Germany will take part to the match for the 3rd place, missing the Final for the first time since many years of presence. After the match of 19.30, the 2017 Final of the European Motoball Championship is complete: Russia and France will play the Final on August 1st 2017 at 20:30 in Camaret while Belarus and Germany will contend the third position in the match which will
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European Motoball in France (Day 4)

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The European Motoball Games are going on in Cameret and Valreas, in France. In Day4, on Sunday July 30th, seven matches were held. All photos © Ray 11th Senior-Game 11:00 - The Netherlands – Ukraine 13:2 The Netherlands won their first and only match against Ukraine. On the asphalt ground in the Stadium of Camaret, the Dutch Team was too fast for Ukraine. In this reason it was a clear result for the Orange team, but Ukraine also scored twice. 1st Junior-Game 13:00 - France – Russia 3:3 After the common breakfast and the friendly handshake the Junior matches started. Both Franch and Russian Teams were playing a technically excellent Motoball with nice combinations and perfect scores. At first it was France to pass ahead with 2:0 but after that Russia came back and did a draw in the last minute. 2nd Junior-Game 14:00 . France – Germany 0:2 In
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