Less than a week until the WFC 2016 starts. FloorballToday will show you all you need to know about the participating teams – with this time’s subject: Czech Republic!
What has been your path towards the WFC?
Team leader Vojtěch Šišma: “From the bronze medal game at the last World Cup we have not defeated any of our three great rivals, but the championship in Riga is the place where an unsuccessful series ends.”
“We certainly look forward to the match with the home team, team Latvia. We believe that in the hall will be a great atmosphere and it will motivate us on a terrific performance.”
What is your team’s goal for this edition?
“Our goals are medals. But we all know that defending the success of the last championship will be difficult. What awaits us is a very challenging world championships, which will be excellent preparation for the championship in the Czech Republic.”
Which three players should spectators keep an eye out and why?
Patrik Suchánek – “Confident defender with long-year experience from the Swedish league. Creative in passing and uncompromising in shooting.”
Matěj Jendrišák – “Our greatest strength in the offensive which shows in every match.”
Martin Tokoš – “Fast technical player. Fans can look forward to his beautiful goals.”
What are the strengths and weaknesses of your team?
“Our strengths are youth and experience. We have a balanced team and desire to be successful.”
What group game are you looking forward to most?
“Every match in group stage will be an important step towards our goal. We certainly look forward to the match with the home team, team Latvia. We believe that there will be a great atmosphere in the hall and it will motivate us on a terrific performance.”
What are your thoughts about floorball entering the World Games?
“World Games are an important step to floorball being ranked in the family of world’s most popular sports. Floorball in the Czech Republic are among to the most popular sports, the same thing we want to make it around the world. Our team will want to show to sports fans around the world the beauty of our sport.”