The people of segnitz have a bit of a routine when it comes to honoring highly deserving fistball players, as the teams of TV segnitz have returned from championships with titles and awards time and again over the years. Nevertheless, the joy and pride were enormous when mayor marlene bauer invited the successful athletes to the hall of the town hall at the weekend. On the podium was the women’s team, which finished fifth in the german championships at the beginning of september.
As third placed in the bavarian championship, the ladies traveled to the tournament in kellinghusen in schleswig-holstein and had to admit defeat to the future german champion. "For a long time, the ladies have again qualified for the german championship, and we are very proud of that!" mayor bauer said. Club chairman timo hofmann is confident that the women’s team will be back in action next year, especially since the team will retain some of its top players. Although, according to hofmann, there have been offers from top clubs, even from abroad, for individual players.
The male fistballers were also successful: the U18 team wore silver medals around their necks for the awards. The boys had also won this title at the german championship. On 8. After an exciting group phase, they were beaten in the final by TV vaihingen/enz in hallerstein, upper franconia, on september 30. The opponents "were simply one class too good", match leader fabio lauk drew a balance. At the same time, the athletes and chairman hofmann are convinced that they will be able to win the title next season. Hofmann thanked the fans who had travelled with him and created a good atmosphere during the games. "Keep up the good work", he called on spectators and players to be more. With the titles behind them, the team is now looking forward to the indoor season with confidence. Mayor bauer invited the successful athletes to sign the golden book. Afterwards, fans and fistballers celebrated together in the town hall.