Mike Thibault, coach of the Washington Mystics (WNBA) and Emma Meesseman is in Switzerland and lives today in the match of the Belgian Cats. The Cats open in Fribourg, the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifiers.
Yet in group G sit the Czech republic and Germany. The eight group winners and the six best school years known as seconde been qualified for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2019 in Latvia/Serbia. “We are modest, but go for a 6 on 6 in our group,” says coach Philip Mestdagh.
The Cats, who in June at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in the Czech republic the bronze medal conquered and placed for the world cup next year in Spain/Tenerife, his favorite in the group. The ambition is to qualify for the olympic games of 2020 in Tokyo (Japan). The race towards the play starts today.
Like the Belgian Cats, the olympic dream filling a place at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2019 are a must. That EK is the European champion placed directly for the games. The numbers 2 to 5 should go to the pre-olympic tournament in may 2020 is in dispute.