Portugal national handball team

The Portugal national handball team is the national handball team of Portugal. It is governed by the Portuguese Handball Federation and takes part in international team handball competitions. The Portuguese squad achieved minor results at international level, but has qualified three times for the World Men's Handball Championship, and reached the 12th place in the 2003 edition, when they hosted the competition.

Portugal
Information
AssociationPortuguese Handball Federation
CoachPaulo Jorge Pereira
CaptainFábio Magalhães
Most capsCarlos Resende (250)
Most goalsCarlos Resende (1444)
Colours
Home
Away
Results
World Championship
Appearances3 (First in 1997)
Best result12th, 2003
European Championship
Appearances5 (First in 1994)
Best result7th, 2000
Last updated on Unknown.

Results

World Championship

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 round195104119123
1999Did not qualify
2001Round of 16166204140145
2003Second round127403219182
2005Did not qualify
2007
2009
2011
2013
2015
2017
/ 2019
2021 To be determined
/ 2023
Total3/24-187011478450

European Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1994Preliminary round12500596116
1996Did not qualify
1998
2000Preliminary round75203123133
2002Second round96204181204
2004Preliminary round14301291101
2006Preliminary round1530038096
2008Did not qualify
2010
2012
2014
2016
2018
// 2020Qualified
Total6/14224117571650
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Squad

This is the squad for the 2020 EHF Euro qualification matches against Romania and Lithuania.

Head coach: Paulo Pereira

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
41 GK Gustavo Capdeville (1997-08-31) 31 August 1997 1.89 m Madeira SAD
1 GK Alfredo Quintana (1988-03-20) 20 March 1988 2.01 m FC Porto
26 GK Humberto Gomes (1978-01-01) 1 January 1978 1.93 m ABC
10 LW Diogo Branquinho (1994-07-25) 25 July 1994 1.80 m FC Porto
31 LW Sérgio Barros (1992-02-23) 23 February 1992 1.86 m Puente Genil
4 RW Pedro Portela (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 1.86 m Tremblay
8 RW Carlos Martins (1994-06-14) 14 June 1994 1.80 m Benfica
17 P Tiago Rocha (1985-10-17) 17 October 1985 1.96 m Sporting CP
87 P Daymaro Salina (1987-09-01) 1 September 1987 2.00 m FC Porto
91 P Alexis Borges (1991-10-06) 6 October 1991 1.95 m FC Porto
33 RB Diogo Silva (1998-07-02) 2 July 1998 1.98 m A.A. Avanca
5 LB Gilberto Duarte (1990-07-06) 6 July 1990 1.94 m FC Barcelona
24 LB Alexandre Cavalcanti (1996-12-27) 27 December 1996 1.99 m Benfica
2 RB Bélone Moreira (1990-06-01) 1 June 1990 1.80 m Benfica
27 LB André Gomes (1998-07-27) 27 July 1998 1.93 m FC Porto
80 RB Fábio Magalhães (1988-03-12) 12 March 1988 1.94 m FC Porto
14 CB Rui Silva (1993-04-28) 28 April 1993 1.86 m FC Porto
19 CB Miguel Martins (1997-11-04) 4 November 1997 1.92 m FC Porto

Player statistics

Notable former coaches

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