The World Handball Championship draw is a good draw for the DHB team

Status: 02.07.2022 18:30

German handball gamers will face Qatar, Serbia and the fifth African Championship at the World Cup in January 2023.

This was the results of the draw held on Saturday (July 2, 2022) in Katowice, Poland. The qualifiers of the German Handball Association (DHB) will even play their first tour matches in Group E there.

In an interview with ARD, nationwide coach Alfred Gislason spoke about an attention-grabbing group and likewise stated that the purpose is to win the group: “We’re placing factors into the foremost spherical, so after all we need to get as many as attainable.”

The DHB team is anticipating an attention-grabbing group at the 2023 World Handball Championship. Alfred Ghislason’s choice desires to go fifth in Qatar, Serbia and the African Championship.

The World Handball Championship will likely be held from January 11 to 29, 2023

The preliminary stage is performed in eight teams of 4. The high three advance to 4 foremost round-robin teams of six groups in every case. If Germany advance, reigning champions Denmark, Norway and Croatia might be the opponents right here. Only the high two groups from the foremost spherical advance to the playoffs, beginning with the quarterfinals.

So far, 27 of the 32 individuals have been recognized, solely the high 5 of the upcoming African Championship had been lacking. The sport will happen in 9 cities, 5 in Sweden (Stockholm, Malmö, Jönköping, Kristianstad, Gothenburg) and 4 in Poland (Katowice, Kraków, Płock, Gdańsk).

Germany will play their Group E preliminary matches at the 11,000+ capability Spodek Arena in Katowice. The video games will likely be performed towards Qatar on January 13, towards Serbia on January 15 and towards Africa on January 17. The German nationwide team certified for the finals of the World Cup for the thirteenth time in a row.

Long-term purpose dwelling to EM 2024: ‘Lots of potential’

When requested about his objectives for the World Cup, the nationwide coach emphasised in an interview with Sportschau that the team is nonetheless in a large shake-up: “We are actually not amongst the high 4 or 5 in the world at the second. We have considerably rejuvenated the team. But we performed nicely this 12 months regardless of many failures, particularly in the final European Championship. The team has nice potential and a very vivid futureGislason stated and is already trying ahead to the 2024 European Championship in his nation.

The DHB team is in twelfth place at the 2021 World Cup in Egypt

Ghislson will not have a lot likelihood to work with the gamers till subsequent January’s World Cup. The subsequent DHB course doesn’t begin till the autumn, and there will likely be no necessary video games for the nationwide team till the new 12 months, as Germany is not obliged to qualify as the host of the 2024 European Championship.

At the final World Cup in Egypt in 2021, Germany completed solely twelfth – the worst place in the 25 tournaments performed to date. The DHB males’s indoor handball team has been world champion thrice: in 1938, 1978 and 2007.


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