Watts Helps England To World Final

PUBLISHED: 14:46 08 April 2009 | UPDATED: 10:49 04 May 2010

Olly Watts

Olly Watts

ELY Viking s Olly Watts helped the England Under-16 Korfball team to an impressive second-place finish at the World Youth Championships. The team, who competed against the best in the world at the tournament held in the Netherlands, impressed and surprise

ELY Viking's Olly Watts helped the England Under-16 Korfball team to an impressive second-place finish at the World Youth Championships.

The team, who competed against the best in the world at the tournament held in the Netherlands, impressed and surprised many with a series of key victories, including one over the much-fancied Belgian side.

England scored well through-out the championships and victories over the Czech Republic (11-8), Slovakia (10-0), South Africa (14-3), and Belgium (8-7) helped them through to the final.

Unfortunately for Watts and his national team-mates however, they came up against the might of incumbent champions, the Netherlands, who beat them 17-5 to regain their crown.


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