EPFA are pleased to announce that the Champions Cup 2020 will take place in Geneva
Switzerland from August 23rd to 29th 2020.
EPFA have great pleasure in announcing the ten teams
that will compete in the EPFA Champions Cup 2020 in Geneva:
Aspire PFC - England
Auch Les Twisters - France
BSF - Denmark
Clyde Alba - Scotland
DCU Storm - Ireland
E-agles Asko Wien - Austria
FC Inter Powerchair - Finland
Grafteaux Villeneuve d'Ascq - France
Midlands United - Ireland
West Browmich Albion - England
We wish all the teams the best of luck
and look forward to the build up to a great
tournament in Geneva.
EPFA are pleased to launch the event powerchair football for the EPFA Champions Cup 2020 in Geneva in August. Ten club teams from around Europe will compete to become Europe's Champions. A limited number of event balls will be available for sale in Geneva during the event. To celebrate the launch of the event ball EPFA are offering you the chance to win one for yourself or for someone you know would like one.
To enter just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and answer to this question: What two colours make up the national flag of Switzerland? Send your entries now to email@example.com
The EPFA Next Generation Experience 2019 event for age 16 and under will take place on
Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August
Sport Scotland National Sports Training Centre in Inverclyde, Scotland.
Participants from Scotland, England, Rep of Ireland, Denmark, Finland and France
will enjoy a mixture of powerchair football and social interactions over the days spent together.
Alongside the EPFA Next Generation Experience event there will be Classification Training led by
FIPFA Head of Classification Stewart Evans. This will be a great opportunity for countries who have not started classification
to take that first step in developing their own national classifiers who can then progress on to become international classifiers.
EPFA Next Generation Experience 2019 is hosted by the Scottish Powerchair Association
and the Sport Scotland National Training Centre at Largs is supporting in organizing the event.
Here is a link to the Scottish Powerchair Associations announcement:
EPFA Announcement - Nations Cup 2019
EPFA are delighted to announce the confirmation of the EPFA Nations Cup 2019.
The competition will take place from 21stMay – 27th May 2019 and will be held at the Pajulahti Sports Institute in Nastola, Finland.
We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Football Association of Finland and the Pajulahti Sports Institute to deliver the second EPFA Nations Cup.
EPFA President, Donal Byrne said,
"I am delighted that the dates have been confirmed for the 2nd European Nations Cup in Finland. Having visited the venue in Pajulahti earlier this year, it is a very exciting prospect to see powerchair football have this platform next year to showcase the very best players from Europe. We look forward to working with the Local Organizing Committee to deliver another memorable powerchair football event in May 2019."
Seven countries from across Europe will compete to become Europe´s number one National team and also battle it out for five places at the next FIPFA World Cup in Australia in 2021:
Republic of Ireland
The draw for the Nations Cup 2019 were held 15th March at the Finnish Football Association Headquarters in Helsinki.
Results of the draw:
B Northern Ireland
E Rep.of Ireland
Our Sports Director Adam McEvoy informed:
"We will now proceed with a Round robin competition featuring 7 teams.
We are scheduling that the teams finishing in 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st place in the Group Stage will progress straight to semi-final fixtures.
The teams finishing in 5th, 6th and 7th position will play each other in a second round-robin style format to establish the overall 5th, 6th and 7th placings. This has been established in order to decide the team who finishes in 5th place and will therefore be awarded a ticket to take part in the 2021 World Cup.
We will provide you with further details on the competition format in due course."
The Opening game will be held in Pajulahti Event Venue 22nd May after the opening seremony between host country Finland and Northern Ireland.
The EPFA Nations Cup is the European championship competition for member countries.
It acts as the FIPFA World Cup qualification event for European countries.
The EPFA Champions Cup is the European Club competition for Powerchair Football.
Teams qualify through their own domestic competitions in order to play to be crowned the best team in Europe.
The EPFA Next Generation Experience is a development event for players under the age of 16 years old.
Players attend a training camp to receive coaching in a social environment designed to create new friendships.
EPFA operate on a 4 year competition cycle, which includes Nations Cup (National Teams), Champions Cup (Club competition) and a series of development events for countries and players.
Valence School in Kent, England hosted a development competition for Youth teams from England, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.
10 teams from 4 nations (Denmark, England, France and Ireland) traveled the EPFA Champions Cup hosted by Aarhus Rolling Devils in Hou, Denmark.
Teams from Austria, Germany, and youth teams from Ireland and England, took part in a development competition and training event.
15 young players from across Europe traveled to Paris, France to take part in a 5 day training and social camp in Vaucresson.
6 Countries headed to the University of Limerick, Ireland for the inaugural EPFA Nations Cup. This event was the European qualifier for the FIPFA World Cup.
10 teams from 5 nations (Denmark, England, France, Ireland and Switzerland) headed to Châtenay-Malabry, France for the EPFA Champions Cup.