EURO 2014

EURO 2014: Best players of Day 1/2, Preliminary Round

Euro2014: Handball Magazine team choice for best players after Day 1/2, Preliminary Round  Round 1 (Day 1/2, Preliminary Round): Best Players Left wing: Sigurdsson Gudjon Valur (Iceland) Left back: Ekdahl Du Rietz (Sweden) Line player: Juan Andreu (Spain) Middle back: Nikola Karabatic (France) Right back: Nyokas Alix (France) Right wing: Ivan Cupic...

Group B: Iceland with tie in the next round, Spain narrowly defeated Norway

14.01.2014, Group B, Aalborg Iceland 27:27 Hungary In the match that supposed to confirm Iceland spot in the main round, Hungary after the debacle against Spain rose and showed why are they part of this competition. In full contrast to their terrible start against Spain on Sunday...

Group A: Macedonia ties with Czech Republic, Denmark into the next round

14.01.2014, Group A, Herning Macedonia 24:24 Czech Republic (10:11) In the most interesting match in group A, Macedonia and Czech Republic split the points, in nail-biter finish. In the first match of Group C Macedonia and Czech Republic played a tie, and kept their chances to qualify in...

Group D: Croatia with first two points, Sweden easy with Montenegro

13.01.2014, Group D, Copenhagen Croatia 33:22 Belarus It was an easy game for the Croatian team. It started great for Belarus, they had 2-0, 5 minutes into the game. But then Croatia woke up, they used the mistakes Belarusian attack made and after some good saves from...

Group C: Serbia with tight win and first points, France showed their power

13.01.2014, Group C, Aarhus Serbia 20:19 Poland (13:9) Very interesting and uncertain match was played until the end between the national teams of Serbia and Poland. Both of the teams had periods where showed domination but did not manage to resolve the match earlier when they were...

Group B: Spain and Iceland closer to the second round

12.01.2014, Group B, Aalborg Iceland 31:26 Norway In the opening match of the European Championship 2014 in Aalborg, Iceland took the first points. Norway was not an equal opponent, Iceland had the control throughout the match and deservingly won with 31:26. The team of  coach Aron Kristjansson entered...

EURO 2014: Focus on, Sweden

National team of Sweden Journey: Sweden was the winner of qualifications Group 5. They defeated Netherland and Ukraine twice, but for the first place they had to save the 7 goals difference victory from Malmö. Poland won on their home court in Gdańsk, but the goal difference was...

Euro 2014: Focus on, Montenegro

National team of Montenegro Journey: Montenegro made one of the biggest surprises in the qualifications for the European Handball Championship in Denmark. They stopped the big Germany on their road for Denmark and brought a big joy for their country and fans. They played in the...

Euro 2014: Focus on, Belarus

National team of Belarus Journey: The national team of Belarus played in the Group 6 along with the teams of Island, Slovenia and Romania,and ended the qualifications on the second place right after Island. They did not have convincing start of the qualifications. First with the...

Euro 2014: Focus on, Croatia

National team of Croatia Journey: The Croatian national team played the qualification phase 2 in the Group 4 alongside Hungary, Slovakia and Latvia. They started the qualifications successfully  with 2 secure victories against Slovakia on home court with 25:21, and away with Latvia 23:30. Than they had...

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Surprise, surprise… Slovenia, Bosnia and Austria to Qatar 2015

Slovenia defeated Hungary! Nothing surprising there, but the Slovenian team went on a half time break with deficit of three goals in the second lag, and...