On the penultimate matchday of the Main Round in the EHF EURO 2022, Croatia surprisingly beat Iceland, which lost its lead on France. Denmark beat the Netherlands decisively, so they will play for a medal in the Budapest handball arena. But don’t forget, the Danish-French derby is still to come on Wednesday!
Viggo Kristjansson has quite a fascinating background story. The right back of the Iceland men’s national team is a multi-dimensional talent who made it to the international football stage before committing himself to handball.
The last week of the EHF EURO 2022 starts today, which means by the end of the week we will find out who claims the throne. There are only two matchdays left in the Main Round and five of the six teams still have a chance to advane to the Final 4. It’s guaranteed to be a thrilling and exciting day in the Budapest handball arena.
The fairy-tale story began with the coronavirus that decimated the Dutch national handball team among others. Thus, they lost both of their goalkeepers for a while and even goalkeeper Gerrie Eijlers, who jumped in as an emergency reserve bacame Corona positive. The head coach Erlingur Richardsson had no other chance, than to recruit goalkeepers with big routine. This is how he has choosen Thijs Van Leeuwen who will be 35 in February.
There have been more heroes of Saturday match day of EHF EURO 2022, in addition, all the three matches were played in a fantastic atmosphere in Budapest handball arena. Netherlands beat Montenegro, the hero of the game was a goalkeeper who had been at work in his home country 24 hours before. Despites some of their players missing, Iceland - also due to a great goalkeeper’s saves - gained a victory against Olympic Champion France.
The Dream Team of handball. The French have won or rather deserved this token in the last 15 years, not by chance. This is because the opponents assisted with the hands unarmed, instead trying to make things harder, with more or less success. It is natural, then, that a true handball player should see this team at every world event. Also in Budapest.
One of the Master of Ceremony of the Men’s EHF EURO 2022, András Petur is deservedly one of the most famous and honored speakers in Hungary. And now he let us take a look behind the scenes of the sport events, and told us his opinion about the effekt of athmosphere made by the Hungarian fans.
The Main Round of the EHF EURO 2022 co-hosted by Hungary and Slovakia throws off on Thursday, and there will be 12 games across 4 matchdays in Budapest. The teams arriving for the Main Round will be accomodated at the Danubius Hotel Helia, where they will receive special attention superseding the expectations of the EHF because of the growing epidemic situation.
We’re just over halfway through the competition with 36 games played and 29 to go, half of the teams have been sent packing, but the best is yet to come! Only the best of the best remain so we’re in for a lot of quality handball and a lot of fierce battles, but the atmosphere will also be spectacular in and around the Budapest handball arena.
The PICK Arena was a great host of Group C matches at the EHF Euro 2022. Thousands of Hungarian, Serbian, Croatian, French and Ukrainian fans filled the stands in the six contests held in Szeged. The two teams that qualified for the main round will continue the tournament in Budapest.
Denmark was undoubtedly the best handball team, but the North Macedonian fans stole the show on the stands in Debrecen. The Főnix Arena hosted six matches at the EHF EURO 2022, but the great venue bid farewell to the tournament on Monday.
An unbelievable ending is in the cards today in Group B of the EHF EURO 2022 as all four teams can advance to the Main Round and it is totally unpredictable what will happen in the last matchday. Only this is certain: anyone, who will be in the stands at the Budapest handball arena, will have a magnificent experience.
The fights at the group stage of the EHF EURO 2022 also ended in Debrecen and Szeged. A huge surprise was born in the Főnix Arena, in Szeged the paper form was not overturned. France and Denmark will also take 2-2 points to the Main Round, which will start on January 20 in the Budapest handball arena.
Urbango offers a trendy, playful outdoor program as a sightseeing tour in Budapest. The new trail, called Spot more was created with the theme of EHF EURO 2022. Let’s start the treasure hunting in the heart of the city!
The players and the fans of the co-hosts, Hungary are still enthusiastic after Sunday’s game. It is reasonable as after beating Portugal, the Hungarian national team still has the chance to advance to the main round. Reactions from the media call of Hungary.
The preliminary round gets to it’s last gameday in four groups on Monday, so in these quartets, today’s results will determine who advances to the Main Round and who gets knocked out of the tournament. Let’s do the math (thanks to the help from EHF), how each team can advance!
The online series of challenges of the Hungarian Student Sports Association (MDSZ), which was launched instead of the traditional Student Olympics, is over. Handball was the most popular of the eight sports, with more than….