Fistball MWC 2023: Apply now as a volunteer for Mannheim

When the men's fistball world champion is crowned in Mannheim from July 22 to 29, an impressive sporting event awaits all sports fans. But, for the realization of such an event, the world championship organizers are also dependent on support before, during and after...

113 tickets for Austria fan trip handed over

The 2023 Fistball World Championship is to be a great fistball festival - whether on or beside the court. From the start of the preliminary round in the Rhine-Neckar Stadium to the final matches in the SAP Arena, the spectators and fans in the stands will create a...

Felix Klassen (TV Käfertal): “A World Championship participation at home would be a dream”

For Felix Klassen, the year 2022 was not only the most successful of his career so far from a sporting point of view, it was also a very emotional one for the 29-year-old thanks to his appointment as a national player and his victory at the World Games. With the World...

Successful promotion at the start of the World Championship year

The organizers of the Fistball World Championship started the year 2023 with three promotional activities in Mannheim. In addition to the home game of the Adler Mannheim in the derby against Frankfurt and the Fireworks of Gymnastics in the SAP Arena, the World Cup...

Pan-American Championships last qualifier for 2023 Men’s World Championship

19 teams registered for the IFA 2023 Fistball World Championship in Mannheim. At Fistball events 16 teams is a maximum and the qualification regulations take effect. The PAFA area will host their continental championships later this year and this will be only...

“Hosting the 2023 World Fistball Championship will be an enrichment for the City of Mannheim”

From July 22 to 29, 2023, the best Fistball players in the world will come to Mannheim. 800 days before the start of the Men's World Championship, the City of Mannheim, the hosts International Fistball Association, the DFBL and TV 1880 Käfertal presented the official...

2023 World Championship preparation continue – legal structure founded

IFA President Jörn Verleger and Secretary General Christoph Oberlehner used their trip to the German Indoor Fistball Championship in Mannheim, which begins today, to advance the preparation for the IFA 2023 Fistball Men’s World Championship at the same place. In...

IFA 2019 Fistball Men’s World Championship success

WINTERTHUR. The 15th Fistball Men’s World Championship held in Stadium Schützenwiese Winterthur from August 11-17th was the biggest of all time. With 18 men’s national teams participating it is the largest from a team perspective as well. Four nations had their first...


Fistball World Championship News

The current status of ticket sales, the search for volunteers, the planned show performance in the evening in the marquee or news about the Fistball Summer Camp: Here you can find the latest news about the Fistball World Championships in Mannheim for all fans. Click through!

See you in Mannheim

How to get there

Comfortably to the World Cup by bus & train: It has never been so easy to visit the World Cup venues by public transport. The personalized World Cup tickets guarantee free travel to and from the venues on World Cup days.

Overnight stay

Finding a suitable overnight accomodation after exciting days at the World Fistball Championships venues? No problem! Whether youth hostel, camping, B&B or hotel – in Mannheim there will be something for every fistball fan.


The world’s best fistball teams will fight for the world championship title in Mannheim: Sports fans can’t afford to miss this! Tickets for the Rhein-Neckar-Stadion and the SAP Arena are now on sale.


Thrilling matches in the fight for the world championship title: These were the teams at the Fistball World Championship 2019 in Winterthur (Switzerland). All highlights of the world championship are available on demand on Fistball.TV!


These national teams participate in the fistball World Championship in Mann­heim.

Who will win the 2023 World Championship title? 16 nations will compete in the Men’s Fistball World Championship in Mannheim from July 22 to 29, 2023. With Brazil, Chile, Austria, Switzerland and Germany, five nations have participated in all 15 World Cup events so far. For India, meanwhile, it will be the first ever men’s World Cup participation. The participating nations come from Europe (7), America (4), Asia (2), Oceania (2) and Africa (1). Here is an overview of all the teams: