zzz 2016 IHF MEN’S OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT IN GDAŃSK

Bartosz Jurecki: It feels great to qualify again

Bartosz Jurecki: It feels great to qualify again

Representatives of both teams were very satisfied with the tournament and congratulated each other for three great games. Coach Hafedh Zouab said that against Poland his players made too many mistakes but there was no pressure on anybody since the task was...

Poland finishes first

Poland finishes first

In the last game of 2016 IHF Men's Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Gdansk Tunisia lost to Poland 24:28 (13:15). Both teams qualified for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as Poland won the whole tournament and Tunisia got the second place. Polish...

Kiril Lazarov: Naumche deserved more

Kiril Lazarov: Naumche deserved more

A tough battle between Chile and Macedonia was meaningful also beyond the strictly handball context. Chilean coach Mateo Garralda was satisfied with the level his players presented today although regretted not taking a chance as this would have been the first victory...

Bittersweet Macedonian farewell

Bittersweet Macedonian farewell

With less experienced players on the court and about 100 Macedonian fans in the venue Balkan team defeated Chile 30:27 (17:14) and took the 3rd spot in Gdansk's Olympic Qualification Tournament. It seemed like Chileans will have to wait until another big international...

Łukasz Gierak: I will fight for my spot

Łukasz Gierak: I will fight for my spot

It feels great to play for Poland especially when there are so many great players with you on the court – says Łukasz Gierak who promises to practice hard and do his best before the upcoming Olympic Games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgMIpHW7ZX8 In my opinion it...

Poland with another victory

Poland with another victory

Poland easily defeated Chile 35:27 (19:13) in the second Saturday's game at ERGO ARENA and will definitely play in the upcoming Olympic Games. Coach Duyshebaev chose to try out his less experienced players therefore his rotation was bigger than in the game against...

Marouen Maggaiz: We were a team

Marouen Maggaiz: We were a team

Many journalists took part in the first Saturday's conference at ERGO ARENA as Macedonia lost to Tunisia 26:32. While coach Hafedh Zouabi was proud of his players, Macedonian Ivica Obrvan stated that his team didn't deserve to win as they missed way too may...

Tunisia qualified

Tunisia qualified

Battle between Macedonia and Tunisia was considered to be the key game of the whole tournament. Macedonia lost to African vice champions 26:32 (10:17) and so the Tunisians will play in the upcoming Olympic Games. Tunisians started faster, smarter and leaded by 5 goals...

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