Korfball  is a team sport, similar to netball, or basketball. Korfball played by two teams of eight players each, with four female players and four male players. Teams are counting the points by throwing ball into a basket without backboard. High of the basket is 3.5 m (11.5 feet). Competition can be played indoor and outdoor. Dimensions of indoor court are 20 m × 40 m. Outdoor court is bigger: 30 m × 60 m. Korfball match typically consists of two halves or four periods.