Around 200 people attended live the Opening Ceremony of the European Championship of Powerchair Hockey 2016, other 200 the spectators following the streaming of the show leaded by Otto Wijnen and Roland Vink.
After a break to prepare the field the fist match started.
On the stage the home team and European Champion The Netherlands and Switzerland, who arrives to the Netherlands with a very competitive team and as a new member of the Technical Staff around the team Mr. Paul Emmering, the golden goal scorer of the final 2010 against the Dutch.
The match saw the Dutch team quickly taking control and leading of the game thanks to the goals of Dennis van de Boomen (6) always very well supported by the team and mostly by the captain n.10 Kamal Tahtahi. Swiss team had a very good performance and showed how much the team and its playing game has improved. The match ended with a final score of 9 vs 1 for the Netherlands scorers of the matchç Dennis van de Boomen (6), Rodi Feller (3) for the Netherlands and Stefan Muller (1) for Switzerland.
Do not miss the first full day of matches tomorrow starting from 10.15!