Bonifika Arena was the venue for a strong international floorball tournament for Alps Adria Cup, on November 9 and 10. The national teams of Slovenia, Austria, Italy and Hungary fought for the victory. The Slovenian team won the tournament with three convincing victories. The tournament was a great confirmation for Slovenia for its leading floorball position in this European region.
The Alps Adria Cup tournament served also as a test event for the upcoming FISU University Floorball Championships 2020, which will be organized by the University Sports Association of Primorska together with Floorball Federation of Slovenia.
Mr Julien Carrel, Head of FISU World University Championships and Tanelli Tiilkainen, FISU Floorball Technical Committee Chair had opportunity to visit and evaluate the preparation for the WUC. They expressed a positive comment as all venues and services are well prepared. Koper is ready to host the next FISU WUC Floorball, which was also the comment of the Mayor of Municipality City of Koper, Mr Ales Brzan and the Secretary General of University of Primorska Mrs Mojca Kleva Kekus.
Floorball is in the World University Sports Federation (FISU) calendar from 2002 and has been organized every two years. Last edition was hosted in the city of Lodz in Poland, where the Czech Republic celebrated in the men’s competition, while woman competition was won by Finland.