• Historical places Abyssinia is the historical name for Ethiopia, and presumably the home of the Abyssinian Shrivelfig. Also home to the Gimbi Giant-Slayers Quidditch team, who have twice won the All-Africa Cup (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch The All-Africa Cup is a tournament to determine the top Quidditch team in Africa. It has been won twice by the Gimbi Giant-Slayers (QA8). Read More
• Character Aidan Lynch played Seeker for Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. All the members of the Irish team rode Firebolt brooms during the 1994 tournament (PA4, GF8). During the final match, Lynch was fooled by a Wronski Feint performed by Bulgarian Seeker… Read More
• Character Aliko Okoye was a Beater for the Nigerian National Quidditch Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Appearances A member of the Nigerian team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament, Okoye and his Beater teammate Mercy Ojukwu, were described as “ferocious” during their match against Fiji, which… Read More
• Character Raul Almeida played Keeper for the Brazil National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Appearances As their Keeper at the 2014 tournament, Almeida was key to Brazil’s victory over the USA in the semi-final, repeatedly stopping the American Chasers from scoring, thus allowing the match to be decided by… Read More
• Sports and competitions The Annual Broom Race of Sweden is a dangerous 300-mile race between Kopparberg and Arjeplog, first run in the 900s, and which has since become a popular international event. The racers must travel through the dangerous dragon reservation that lies directly between the starting and ending points. The… Read More
• Countries Argentina is the second largest country in South America and features a little bit of everything, from mountains to coastline. Its national team reached the Quidditch World Cup quarter-finals within the last century (QA8). The Patagonian desert region of Argentina was also host to the 2014… Read More
• Sports teams The Argentinian National Teams come from the South American country of Argentina. Quidditch Although competing with the popular America sport of Quodpot, Argentina’s Quidditch team has reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup during the last century (QA8). Half of the Argentinian National team were found tied… Read More
• Sports teams The Armenian National Teams come from the Eurasian country of Armenia. Quidditch Quidditch fans who wanted to watch the English Under-17s play the Armenian Junior Nationals in England were advised to contact the Department of Magical Games and Sports (DP3). Read More
• Character Arnulf Moe was the manager of Norway’s National Quidditch Team in 2014. Appearances For the opening ceremony of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Moe made the controversial decision to bring the Selma as Norway’s mascot, which had some rather disastrous consequences. Arnulf Moe remained unapologetic directly… Read More
• Character Arsenia Gonzales was a Chaser for the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Appearances Part of the team representing the United States in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Gonzales participated in the first round match against Jamaica (won by 240 points to 230)… Read More
• Sports teams The Australian National Teams come from the Antipodean country of Australia. Quidditch Quidditch came to Australia some time in the eighteenth century and is very popular, not least because of the large areas of uninhabited outback where Quidditch can be played without Muggle notice. Australian teams are known for… Read More
• Quidditch The Australian Quidditch League is the league for teams in Australia. The League is usually won by the Thundelarra Thunderers or the Woollongong Warriors, teams with a traditionally fierce rivalry (QA8). Read More