Cambridge City Korfball

Train - Compete - Succeed

Cambridge City Korfball club are an active, fun and competitive club which spans a wide range of ages and levels of competition from our Tykes (ages 3 to 7) to the Senior squad. With post training pub trips and regular socials, Cambridge City provides an opportunity for anyone who wants to get involved in Korfball in Cambridge!
What is Korfball?
Korfball is the exciting mixed team sport that shares similarities to basketball, netball and handball. is increasing in popularity throughout the world. The sport was the brainchild of Dutch school teacher Nico Broekhuysen, who founded korfball back in 1901, creating a game that boys and girls in his school could play together on equal terms. It is increasing in popularity throughout the world, and today, korfball is played by about 50 countries – from Armenia to Zimbabwe, USA to Japan, and Russia to Australia. Apart from the playing side, the sport has an unrivalled social attraction that is inevitable in a truly mixed sport.
How it’s played
The word ‘korf’ is simply Dutch for ‘basket’. There are 8 players in a Korfball team, 4 men and 4 women. The 40m x 20m court is split in half, with 2 groups of 4 (2 male and 2 female) in each end of the court. One group of 4 sets out in the team’s attack zone, with the remaining 4 in the defence zone. After 2 goals are scored the groups switch ends and roles, requiring players to use both attacking and defending skills.
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1st match of season for U11s

On 21 September, U11s had their first tournament of the year. It was a small tournament with only three teams – City and two Tigers/Cottenham teams. All teams played each other twice and the matches were 10 minutes long. Players in all three teams were of a similar... read more

Juniors – March match reports

U11 Tournament With two teams we could have entered, we choose to go gentle on the teams with one team entered so each team played two games. The teams were split into Year 6’s were our strongest team and Years 5 & 4 were our new team. Years 6’s were... read more

City U13s and U17s play in the County Squad

On Saturday 19th January, the U13s and U17s were in action at the Junior Inter-area competition. Cambridgeshire had two U17 teams playing (the B team consisting mostly of U15s). The A team’s first match was against Norfolk, after going ahead 4-1, the score... read more