The topmost male handball players in Europe are all set for the EHF Euro 2022 mainland centerpiece in dual host countries Hungary and Slovakia.
More than 700 handballers will line up for 24 national teams in 65 impulse matches for one huge trophy, sense firecrackers for fans universally.
Olympic winners France, led by the persistent Nikola Karabatic, and Tokyo 2020 silver medallists Denmark featured by Mikkel Hansen and Olympic MVP Mathias Gidsel are several professionals’ preferences for the European crown.
But Tokyo 2020 bronze medallists and double leading European champs Spain from 2018 and 2020 might have roughly to say about that, and with Germany, Norway, 2021 World championship runners-up Sweden, and Euro 2020 runners-up Croatia in the mix, it’s all to play for.
Young, dynamic, and super talented sides of Hungry on the intensification like Portugal, Netherlands, and hosts Hungary will look to make a spot, and there will be abundantly to savor for handball’s increasing regiment around the world.
Here in this post, you will get to know about the preview of these amazing Handball championship matches, schedule and relevant things in detail so make sure to read the post completely.
When is the Handball Euro 2022?
Handball Euro 2022 starts from 13th January Thursday to 30th January Sunday.
Where is the EHF 2022 being played?
The men’s Euros are hosted by Slovakia and Hungary five venues transversely five cities in which three matches going to happen in Hungary and two in Slovakia.
Venues of Handball Euro 2022
Budapest: New Budapest Arena
Debrecen: Fonix Arena
Szeged: Pick Arena
Bratislava: Ondrej Nepela Arena
Kosice: Steel Arena
EHF Euro 2022: Groups and format
As we already mentioned there are 24 teams and they are divided into six groups of four sides with the top two teams going through the final round.
- Group A: Slovenia, Denmark, North Macedonia, Montenegro
- Group B: Portugal, Hungary, Iceland, Netherlands
- Group C: Croatia, Serbia, France, Ukraine
- Group D: Germany, Austria, Belarus, Poland
- Group E: Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Bosnia, and Herzegovina
- Group F: Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Lithuania
EHF Euro 2022 Preview
France is targeting to win their first Euro title since 2014 but it hasn’t been successful for them, they badly failed to beat Serbia in both qualifiers, losing 27:24 away, and drawing 26:26 at home.
Definitely, COVID and injuries have created the mess for them, but with Nikola Karabatic, Descat, and Nahi all returning to fitness they should be there or around there when the final throws off on 30th January.
Their Olympic concluding match opponents Denmark would love nothing more than to defeat their old enemies on their way to a first Euro title in ten years, a contest that might give us the newest incident.
In the interim leading champions, Spain is targeting for a third straight Euro title and have the squad depth to contest once more.
After the retirement of Uwe Gensheimer and Steffen Weinhold and lineman Hendrik Pekeler taking a break from national team handball after a sixth-place finish at the Tokyo Olympics, Germany is a little bit of an unidentified quantity.
But with goalkeeper Andreas Wolff, left-winger Rune Dahmke and line player Patrick Wiencek teaming up with some young talented players who are growing faster in terms of their carrier in handball, you can never take them for granted.
Norway was one goal from the final in 2020 when they lost to Croatia, but 2021 wasn’t the finest of years as they defunct both the Worlds and the Olympics at the quarter-final stage. Sagosen and co. are targeting higher in Hungary/Slovakia.
Speaking of hosts Hungary, they have an exhilarating young team on the growth targeting to unite fans on both sides of the fierce Szeged-Vezprem club competitiveness.
They will definitely get assistance from the team’s two experienced campaigners: Szeged’s Roland Mikler and Veszprem’s Mate Lekai.
Netherlands, Serbia, North Macedonia, Portugal, and Iceland are all proficient of leaping a wonder or two, and so on occurs, the handball will be an excitement to watch.
EHF Euro 2022 Schedule
Here we are going to provide you with the basic schedule of Euro 2022 handball matches.
EHF Euro 2022 Tickets
According to EHF.com CTS EVENTIM is the European Handball Federation’s official ticketing partner and all tickets are available at tickets.eurohandball.com.
Watch EHF Euro 2022
The event is being recorded and exposure accessible via broadcast television and streaming in many regions, together with on Eurosport and via EHFTV.Com online.
The full details will be proclaimed prior to the tournament. Bookmark this page and reappearance for more info once confirmed.