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FIB 2024 WORLD CUP BOYS 17 CLUB TEAMS

The FIB 2024 World Cup Boys Y17 for club teams was played in Stockholm, Sweden, January 5-7. Most of the games were played in Gubbängen Indoor Arena and some games on a nearby outdoor arena.


VETLANDA BK CHAMPION BOYS 17!

Vetlanda, Sweden, won all the games in the tournament. It was 4 games in Round Robin, one semifinal against Åby/Tjureda, Sweden, (5-3) and the final against Edsbyns IF, Sweden, (5-2).

The goals in the final Vetlanda-Edsbyn
1-0 (11) Ludvig Tejmark, assist Eli Olausson
1-1 (30) Oskar Filipsson, assist Rasmus Lundahl
2-1 (35) Ludvig Tejmark, assist Ludwig Hägglöf
3-1 (38) Love Nordh, assist Ludvig Tejmark
4-1 (46) Ludvig Tejmark, assist Ludwig Hägglöf
4-2 (48) Melvin Svensson
5-2 (55) Vilgot Lindh


PLAY OFFS – SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

Semi 1 – Vetlanda BK-Åby/Tjureda 5-3 
Semi 2 – Edsbyn-Tellus 6-2
Placement 5-6 – Falun-Sandvikens AIK/BK 1-5
Placement 7-8 – Ullern-Västerås SK 4-3
Placement 9-10 – Stabæk IF-IK Sirius 6-0

Bronze Game – Åby/Tjureda-Tellus 1-6
Final Game – Vetlanda BK-Edsbyns IF 5-2


All photos: Jens Reiterer


Gold Vetlanda BK


Silver Edsbyns IF


Bronze IK Tellus


NOTE:
The tournament management chosed to make an exception in the Play Off schedule due to a strong request from the Norwegian teams Ullern and Stabæk who would meet in the match for place 7-8 since they both ended up in place 4 in the respective tables. The teams have already met 6 times at home in Norway this season and will meet a 7th time on Wednesday. They would rather face Swedish teams in the last matches of the tournament. The opponents Västerås and Sirius agreed to it and the Tournament Management chose to let their wish go before the tournament rules. 



THIS IS STOCKHOLM

Stockholm began to be established in 1187 as a result of the Swift kingdom’s then main town, Sigtuna, being devastated by the Balts the same year. Traditionally, however, Birger Jarl (c. 1210–1266) also called Birger Magnusson, is usually counted as the city’s founder in 1252.

The emergence of Stockholm, which was settled and later as a city, is intimately linked to the isolation of Lake Mälaren from the Baltic, which has been going on since the last ice age, when the melting inland ice eased the pressure on the earth’s crust. The land rise in the Stockholm area is part of the post-glacial land rise in Scandinavia. Both the land elevation and water levels have together shaped changes in the shoreline around the Baltic Sea.

Stockholm is a big city with an active cultural life and because it is a capital there are many national cultural institutions. The cultural center on Sergel’s square is considered to be one of Sweden’s largest cultural institutions. Three of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites are located in the Stockholm area; Drottningholm Castle and Birka (both in Ekerö Municipality), and Skogskyrkogården (Stockholm Municipality). One of Stockholm’s biggest tourist attractions is the high guard, which is run at Stockholm and Drottningholm palaces.

Stockholm hosted the Summer Olympics in 1912. The Stockholm Olympic Stadium, which was built for that purpose after drawings by architect Torben Grut, has since been used for numerous sports competitions, mainly football and track and field. The stadium was AIK’s home arena for football 1912–1936 and was then home arena for Djurgårdens IF football team between 1936 and 2013.

Stockholm Avicii Arena is an arena located in Stockholm. It was inaugurated on February 19, 1989 and was the world’s largest spherical building until September 2023 when “The Sphere” in Las Vegas was was inaugurated as the new world’s largest. Stockholm has a big indoor arena for football “Friends Arena” in the vicinity of Solna was inaugurated in 2012 and has place for 50,000 sitting spectators and is Swedens National Arena for the national team.

The urban area of Stockholm has 1 515 017 inhabitants.

This bandy tournament is mainly held in Gubbängens Skating- och Bandyhall. The building is 25 metres high with a floor size of 76×134 metres. Along one long side there is a grandstand with a capacity of just under 2,000 spectators. In addition to bandy, the hall is used for speed skating, short track and figure skating, among other things.

 

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