Meet the teams: Group A – Serbia

Serbian’s generation 2000 had no any official tournament participation before Croatia 2018 and their three key players will be Jovica Nikolic (right back), Uros Kojadinovic and Ivan Micic (line player). Head coach Saša Radosavljević has high expectations: “We expect to qualify for the Main Round. Players working hard last few …

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Meet the teams: Group B – Romania

Romania’s youth team played two international tournaments recently: Carpati Trophy, where they won against Macedonia and GarciCup in Portugal where they beat the host team. Now, they are preparing for the tournament in Croatia, their first European Championship. The team will put all their faith in three key players: Tudor …

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Meet the teams: Group B – Norway

“We have an exciting team with a lot of pace and speed. A little bit of an injury problem, but we are hoping to get everyone ready for the tournament. We are in a tough group, but we will make it to the main round. We are excited and cannot …

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Meet the teams: Group B – France

The French squad won the last two editions of the competition. Four years ago in Poland France won its first EHF M18 EURO with 1996-97 born. Then the team coached by Eric Quintin won the last edition in Croatia with the 1998-99 born. France also won the last 2 editions …

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Meet the teams: Group B – Denmark

The Danish team played well at last summer’s EYOF and came 5th overall. They played against France in Denmark in April 2018. It was two great practice games, that showed great promise for both teams. Denmark is also facing France at the group stage of the EHF M18 EURO 2018. …

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Meet the teams: Group C – Spain

Summer arrives and with it, the next Men’s Youth Championship will be held from the 9th to the 12th August in Varaždin and Koprivnica. The first great tournament for the generation of 2000/2001 which the Spanish handball put all its hopes in. A promising generation of players plagued by a …

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Meet the teams: Group C – Russia

In the 2017/18 season, the current Russian youth men’s team participated in the number of friendly matches. In October 2017 the team played with Belgium, Romania (beating them both with the score 27:22 and 25:21 respectively) and France (the game was tied 26:26). In April 2018 the Russian team played …

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Meet the teams: Group C – Germany

New coach since January is Erik Wudtke (46 years old), previous coach of the U20 team, which finished fourth at the World Championship 2017. Before he was an assistant coach of the U20 team. The previous U18 coach was Jochen Beppler, who is now head coach of all German male …

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Meet the teams: Group C – Hungary

Head coach János Gyurka is preparing his team for tough matches against Germany, Russia, and Spain: “The first training cycle started in June, we spent three weeks in a training camp where the focus was mainly on physical training. We continued our work in July, we have a mixed preparation …

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Meet the teams: Group D – Sweden

Sweden has played two tournaments; EOC during Partille cup 2017 which they finished as an undefeated team, and Scand Iberico in Norway 2017 with a new team who clashed with Spain, Portugal, and Norway. They took points against Portugal and Norway but lost to Spain. Sweden will put their faith …

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