DEBRECEN – Men’s EHF European Handball Championship 2022


Hungary’s second most populous city, the so called „Calvinist Rome” is known for its thriving culture, prosperous university life and bustling international student life. Rich in historically preserved and modern buildings, shopping streets, pubs and cafés, the city is also credited with its internationally significant programs.

The summer Campus Festival, the Flower Carnival, the Aquaticum spa and thermal bath attract many thousands of people to the city, but the cultural palette of Debrecen is colorful all year round.

It has hosted a number of international sport events, including the European Championships in Gymnastics, Ice Dance and Speed Skating and also Women’s Handball Championship, as well as the World Hockey Championship.
In January 2022, in addition to the group matches of the EHF EURO 2022 – thanks to our experience packages – you can enjoy Debrecen’s traditional and new-wave gastronomic offer, cultural and leisure options and through the Urban Festival visit quality concerts.


Maximum capacity: (during sport events) 6500

It is the second largest multifunctional sports hall in Hungary, which is connected to the neighboring Imre Hódos Sports Hall by an underground corridor.

In 2004 and 2014, the arena was one of the venues for the European Women’s Handball Championship. Concerts in Phoenix Arena:
David Copperfield, Joe Cocker, Bryan Adams,Lenny Kravitz, Paco de Lucía, Michael Flatley.

The sport highlights in the hall:
Junior Figure Skating and Ice Dance World Championships (2016)
Speed Skating World Championship (2013)
Division 1 / A World Hockey Championship (2004, 2005, 2009)
European Gymnastics Championship (2005)
World Gymnastics Championships (2002)

The Preliminary Round is concluded.

Would you like to know what happened in Debrecen?
Teams qualified to the Main Round: Denmark, Montenegro