Nice Britain purpose to make use of their 2022 disappointment as motivation to regain their European wheelchair rugby title.
GB host the 2023 Wheelchair Rugby European Division A Championship at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium between 3-7 Might 2023.
The Paralympic champions misplaced their European crown to France in February earlier than ending seventh within the World Championship in October.
The eight-team Euros will act as a qualifier for the 2024 Paralympics.
“We’re wanting ahead to getting our personal again on France for what occurred earlier this yr,” mentioned GB head coach Paul Shaw.
GB, who’re ranked third on the earth and shall be internet hosting the occasion for the primary time, had received three successive European Championship titles earlier than France, at the moment ranked fifth, secured a 44-43 victory over them within the 2022 closing in Paris.
“There was all the time going to be a transition after the Tokyo Paralympics, however we’re prepared for subsequent yr and we’re wanting ahead to it.
The highest two groups within the Cardiff match will qualify robotically for the 2024 Paris Paralympic Video games.
“Europe is getting very robust on the world stage and we cannot take something without any consideration, however we’ll go into the match assured of getting the outcomes we have to qualify for the Paralympics,” added Shaw.
GB have been drawn alongside Denmark, Switzerland and Israel in Pool B with France in Pool A going through Germany, the Netherlands and Czech Republic.
Having received the bid to host the 2023 match, Nice Britain Wheelchair Rugby are pledging to ship “the last word expertise for athletes, followers, volunteers and companions” whereas “making a legacy of extra folks enjoying, volunteering and supporting” the game.
“I can not put into phrases how a lot we’re all wanting ahead to enjoying on the Principality Stadium. It is an awesome alternative to play at such an incredible venue,” GB participant Stuart Robinson instructed BBC Sport.
“Everyone knows in regards to the nice help on the Principality Stadium and the best way it motivates so we won’t wait to play there with an enormous crowd, hopefully, to look at an awesome sport at an iconic venue,” he added.