From August 17th-25th, the biggest hockey event ever in Belgium is taking place in Boom (Antwerp)!
The top 8 of the European national teams Women and Men will battle in 40 matches, during 9 days, for the EuroHockey Championship Title.
AstroTurf® and BAM Nootenboom SportHockey Arena have joined together with the Braxgata HC, Boom, the home of the Belgian national hockey, to ensure that all games of the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships will be on an AstroTurf® pitch. BAM Nootenboom has a track record in building stadiums and sports infrastructures. The organizing partners (both the EHF and Belgian Hockey Federation) and organizing club Braxgata HC have chosen the water-based (green) quality AstroTurf® Stadia Turf PE 13 NSF.
At the signing of the agreement today 6th March, the President of the EHF, Marijke Fleuren said “The EHF is delighted that the pitch for the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships will be AstroTurf®. There is no doubt that the players love playing on AstroTurf® pitches This Tournament, a direct qualifier for the 2014 FIH World Cup will therefore allow the players the best possible surface to showcase hockey to the wonderful enthusiastic home fans and all those who travel to this great event, in addition to a comprehensive worldwide TV audience. We are really looking forward to 9 days of really good, competitive hockey and thank AstroTurf® for their continued partnership and belief in European hockey.”
Visit the website by clicking here: www.trifinanceeurohockey2013.be