Team Europe in Asia
Date: 3/18/2013 1:14 PM
Published by : Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe has been invited to take part in the Axiata Cup with an All Star team from Europe. The invitational team tournament with a prize money of 1 Million US Dollars will be played with four categories (MS, WS, MD, XD) and the European team must have four nationalities represented.

The playing dates are 21-24 March and 29-31 March 2013 in Surabaya, Indonesia and the finals on 13-14 April 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Team Europe will make their Axiata Cup debut against Singapore, followed by matches against Vietnam, Asian All Stars and Malaysia in week 1. In the second week, they will face Philippines and Thailand before going head-to-head with favourites Indonesia.

All matches can be followed via YouTube.

Team Europe is represented by:

Ivan Sozonov (RUS)
Vladimir Ivanov (RUS)
Nathan Robertson (ENG)
Jenny Wallwork (ENG)
Tine Baun (DEN)
Carolina Marin (ESP)
Scott Evans (IRL)

Team Manager/Coach: Martijn Van Dooremalen (NED)

The event field will include teams from the following nations: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Philippines, European All Stars and Asian All Stars.

More information can be found here: Axiata Cup 2013
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