Ball Hockey history will once again be rewritten as the 2017 World Ball Hockey Federation Championships will be hosted in Yichun, China.
The city of Yichun lies in the North China province of Heilongjiang. The representatives of China Street & Ball Hockey Xiang Hanping and Yang Zhang have met the World Ball Hockey Federation mandate and will make this first World Championship in street & ball hockey on the Asian continent historical.
The tournament will be hosted in June (the exact date will be posted after the visit of the leadership group in Beijing WBHF) and will offer the Men, Women and Masters divisions. The MS hopes to have at least 16 countries participating and the event will have a huge media support of State television and many other local and provincial media CCTV5. Xiang Hanping commented, "As everyone knows, China, is very beautiful and this event will allow us to show the world of ball hockey our wonderful city and country.”
We hope that the athletes and many guests will also visit our capital city Beijing and visit the great wall, the forbidden city and other historical gems of our country by choice "-said Yang Zhang Advisor WBHF for China.