Italy national handball team

The Italy national handball team is the national handball team of Italy. It only had 1 appearance in World championship 1997, and the next year hosted the European Championship (in both times coached by Lino Červar). It had poor result in both competitions. It never qualified for the Olympic Games.

Italy
Information
AssociationItalian Handball Federation
CoachRiccardo Trillini
Colours
Home
Away
Results
World Championship
Appearances1 (First in 1997)
Best result18th, 1997
European Championship
Appearances1 (First in 1998)
Best result11th, 1998
Last updated on Unknown.

However, the handball is popular in Italian zones where it is played.

Competitive record

World Championships

World Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938Did not qualify
1954
1958
1961
1964
1967
1970
1974
1978
1982
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997Preliminary round185113100105
1999Did not qualify
2001
2003
2005
2007
2009
2011
2013
2015
2017
/ 2019
Total1/25-5113100105

European Championships

European Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1994Did not qualify
1996
1998Preliminary round115104106122
2000Did not qualify
2002
2004
2006
2008
2010
2012
2014
2016
2018
Total1/13-5104106122

Best results

  • Split 1979: Silver medal at the Mediterranean Games
  • Athens 1991: Bronze medal at the Mediterranean Games
  • Kumamoto 1997: Victory in the qualification for the World Championship in Japan, only appearance of Italy on World Championships (ending 18th)
  • Bari 1997: Silver medal at the Mediterranean Games
  • Merano and Bolzano 1998: Only appearance on European Championships; 11th place

Lino Červar was the coach at these last three competitions.

Details

Mediterranean Games record
Olympics record

Italy team never participated at the Summer Olympics.[1]

Current squad

The Italian international squad at the 2020 European Championship Qualification

Name Position Year of birth Club
Vito FovioGK1979 Junior Fasano
Domenico EbnerGK1994 SG BBM Bietigheim
Thomas PostognaGK1993 RD Koper
Demis RadovcicLW1988 Junior Fasano
Gianluca DapiranLW1994 Club Balonmano Benidorm
Carlo SpertiRW1995 Handball Club Conversano
Martin SonnererRW1992 SSV Bozen Loacker
Davide BulzaminiLB1995 Saint-Marcel Vernon
Francesco VolpiLB1986 Handball Käerjeng
Alessio MorettiLB1994 Cassano Magnago HC
Dean TurkovicCB1987 SSV Bozen Loacker
Pablo MarrochiCB1986 US Créteil Handball
Ardian IballiCB1994 Handball Club Conversano
Michele SkatarRB1985 Strasbourg Eurométropole
Pasquale Maione (captain)PI1982 Handball Club Conversano
Andrea ParisiniPI1994 Strasbourg Eurométropole
Martin Ariel DoldanPI1987 BM Ciudad Encantada

Famous Head Coaches

Notable Players

  • Settimio Massotti (1360 goals in 302 international caps)
  • Alessandro Tarafino (14 times Italian Serie A Champion)
  • Zaim Kobilica
  • Franco Chionchio
  • Alessandro Fusina
  • Ivan Mestriner
  • Marcello “Air” Montalto
  • Tin Tokic

See also

References

  1. "Italy Summer Sports". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 7 December 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
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