22 April 2019

Dean Woods


Shane Buckland wins top goalscorer award

After 72 matches, the 2019 IKF U19 World Championships came to an end on Sunday 21 April. The championship culminated with a thrilling contest between two European heavyweights, the Netherlands and Belgium.

England’s Shane Buckland finished as the leading goalscorer at the IKF U19 World Korfball Championship with 29 goals.

Belgium’s Lars Huppertz (22) and the Netherland’s Albert Gongora Matllo, Mate Lipke and Jimmy Swikker (19) finished second and third respectively.

England’s Eleanor Parker finished as the tournament’s second highest female goal scorer with 14 goals of her own, just two behind Hong Kong China’s Wing Ka Lam.

Congratulations to both Shane and Eleanor!

Photo: Marco Spelten

Marjolijn Kroon presents Shane Buckland with the trophy