The main round action of the EHF Euro 2022 started on Thursday. The Budapest Arena was even more colourful than before thanks to the supporters of the six different nations and the Hungarian fans. The players made a great show for the public.
Iceland, the Netherlands, France, Croatia, Denmark, Montenegro: these six national teams will be in the centre of attention until 26 January in Budapest (and of course another six teams in Bratislava). The crowd loved already the matches of the first day in the main round.
Nebojsa Simic proved for goosebumps
The teams of Montenegro and Croatia, as well as their supporters are visiting Hungary quite often, but rather because of water polo, which is a national sport in these two countries. Regarding handball, this kind of rendezvous has not been so common, since Hungary hosts a major men’s event for the first time.
The Croats came from Szeged, the Montenegrins from Debrecen to the Budapest Handball Arena, after both teams finishing second in their groups.
Tricky, the mascot of the tournament began to make contacts with the fans half an hour before the start of the first match already, they were dancing together for the fan songs. Do not forget that it is really worth following Tricky on TikTok as well! The Icelandic, French, Dutch and Danish supporters occupied one corner of the hall respectively.