IHF World Men’s Handball Championship 2019; Groups, Fixtures And Live Updates

IHF World Men's Handball Championship 2019; Groups, Fixtures And Live Updates

   The 2019 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship is going to be the 26th event of the World Men’s Handball Championship. International Handball Federation is going to host the tournament. This championship will be held in Denmark and Germany from 10 January 2019 to 27 January 2019. It will be the first time where there will be more than one host hosting the championship tournament.

The Dansk Handbold Forbund (DHF) and the Deutscher Handball Bund (DHB) will combinely organize the Men’s World Handball Championship 2019. The preliminary match of the Handball Championship 2019 will take place at Mercedes-Benz Arena at Berlin. The German national team will play the round. After qualifying the preliminary round, Germany will move to Cologne for the next round.

World Men’s Handball Championship 2019: Groups

Group A

  • Brazil
  • France
  • Germany
  • Korea
  • Russia
  • Serbia

Group B

  • Bahrain
  • Croatia
  • Iceland
  • Japan
  • Macedonia
  • Spain

Group C

  • Austria
  • Chile
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Tunisia

Group D

  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Egypt
  • Hungary
  • Qatar
  • Sweden

“The tournament is going to set a high standard for our sport and our host nations are eager to show numerous innovational ideas. Both countries are experienced in organizing major events and are prepared for every challenge that comes with it. I’m sure that fans around the globe are going to relive the fascination for our sport due to the world cup. The clear structure of the competition and the possibility to simplify the entire structure of the event is going to assure a smooth procedure at the venues. Not only the teams will benefit from this format, but also the media, the fans and the local organizers,” said Dr. Hassan Moustafa (President of the International Handball Federation).

This event will be played in a different setup. First, the groups will have preliminary rounds which will eliminate 12 teams. The rest 12 teams will forward to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, 12 teams will be divided into two groups. After the quarterfinals, 4 successful teams will forth towards the semi-finals. The final will be held in Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning, Denmark.

2019 World Men’s Handball Championship: Schedule & Fixtures



10 January 2019

Germany vs Korea18:15Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Chile vs Denmark20:15Royal Arena, Copenhagen

11 January 2018

Japan vs Macedonia15:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Angola vs Qatar15:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Serbia vs Russia18:00Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Iceland vs Croatia18:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Saudi Arabia vs Austria18:00Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Argentina vs Hungary18:00Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Brazil vs France20:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Bahrain vs Spain20:30Olympiahalle, Munich
Tunisia vs Norway20:30Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Egypt vs Sweden20:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen

12 January 2019

Austria vs Chile15:00Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Russia vs Korea15:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Norway vs Saudi17:30Arabia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Germany vs Brazil18:15Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Denmark vs Tunisia20:15Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
France vs Serbia20:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin

13 January 2019

Macedonia vs Bahrain14:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Qatar vs Egypt15:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Croatia vs Japan16:30Olympiahalle, Munich
Hungary vs Angola18:00Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Spain vs Iceland19:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Sweden vs Argentina20:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen

14 January 2019

Tunisia vs Chile15:00Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Serbia vs Brazil15:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Iceland vs Bahrain15:30Olympiahalle, Munich
Hungary vs Qatar15:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Norway vs Austria17:30Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Russia vs Germany18:00Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Croatia vs Macedonia18:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Argentina vs Egypt18:00Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Denmark vs Saudi Arabia20:15Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
France vs Korea20:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Spain vs Japan20:30Olympiahalle, Munich
Sweden vs Angola20:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen

15 January 2019

Russia vs Brazil15:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Saudi Arabia vs Tunisia16:15Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Korea vs Serbia18:00Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Norway vs Chile18:30Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Germany vs France20:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Austria vs Denmark20:45Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning

16 January 2019

Japan vs Iceland15:30Olympiahalle, Munich
Angola vs Argentina15:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Croatia vs Bahrain18:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Hungary vs Egypt18:00Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Qatar vs Sweden20:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Macedonia vs Spain20:30Olympiahalle, Munich

17 January 2019

Chile vs Saudi Arabia15:00Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Brazil vs Korea15:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Bahrain vs Japan15:30Olympiahalle, Munich
Egypt vs Angola15:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Austria vs Tunisia17:30Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Germany vs Serbia18:00Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Macedonia vs Iceland18:00Olympiahalle, Munich
Qatar vs Argentina18:00Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Denmark vs Norway20:15Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Sweden vs Hungary20:30Royal Arena, Copenhagen
France vs Russia20:30Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Spain vs Croatia20:30Olympiahalle, Munich


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