South Africa national korfball team

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South Africa
Association South African Korfball Federation
IKF membership 1993
IKF code RSA South Africa
IKF rank 14 (Jan. 2017)
World Championships
Appearances 5
First appearance 1995
Best result 10th, 1999
African Championships
Appearances 3
First appearance 2006
Best result Champions, 2006, 2010, 2014

The South Africa national korfball team is managed by the South African Korfball Federation (SAKF), representing South Africa in korfball international competitions.

In 2014 they won their third African Championship, held in Zambia.

Tournament history[edit]

World Championships[1]
Year Championship Host Classification
1995 5th World Championship New Delhi (India) 11th place
1999 6th World Championship Adelaide (Australia) 10th place
2003 7th World Championship Rotterdam (The Netherlands) 11th place
2007 8th World Championship Brno (Czech Republic) 15th place
2011 9th World Championship Shaoxing (China) 16th place
2015 10th World Championship Antwerp, Ghent & Tielen (Belgium) 15th place
2019 11th World Championship Durban (South Africa)
African Championship
Year Championship Host Classification
2006 1st African Championship South Africa Med 1.png Champions
2010 2nd African Championship Zimbabwe Med 1.png Champions
2014 3rd African Championship[2] Zambia Med 1.png Champions

Current squad[edit]

National team in the 2011 World Championships

  • Elsandri Van Niekerk
  • Elsie Theyse
  • Liandri Theyse
  • Trizeldi van der Westhuizen
  • Christie Theyse
  • Clarissa Nel
  • Nomphelo Stuurman
  • Dinilesizwe Madikwa
  • Etienne Stander
  • Jean Pierre Jacobs
  • Rudolph Francios van Niekerk
  • Theunis de Bruin
  • Charl Pinches
  • Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • Werner Basson
  • Coach: Gertjie Theyse


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