Serbia men's national handball team

The Serbia men's national handball team represents Serbia in international handball competitions. It is governed by the Serbian Handball Federation.

Serbia
Information
NicknameOrlovi
(The Eagles)
AssociationHandball Federation of Serbia
CoachNenad Peruničić
Assistant coachMarko Isaković
Zoran Ivić
Branislav Sekulić
CaptainNemanja Ilić
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (First in 2000)
Best result4th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1997)
Best result (1999, 2001)
European Championship
Appearances10 (First in 1996)
Best result (2012)
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Serbia men's national handball team
Medal record
Representing Serbia and Montenegro / Serbia
World Championship
1999 Egypt
2001 France
European Championship
2012 Serbia
1996 Spain
Mediterranean Games
2009 PescaraTeam

Olympic Committee of Serbia declared men's national handball team for the best male team of the year 1999.[1]

History

2012 European Championship

The 2012 European Men's Handball Championship was held in Serbia from 15–29 January 2012, in the cities of Belgrade, Niš, Novi Sad and Vršac and is the tenth edition of the tournament. Germany and France were the other applicants for the championship.

At the 2012 European Championship in their home country, where they were pitted in Group A against Denmark, Poland and Slovakia. They finished first in their group following victories against Denmark and Poland. In the main round the team faced Germany, Sweden and Macedonia.

The team advanced by defeating two of their three opponents. In the semifinals Croatia was defeated by 26–22.

They faced Denmark in the finals, after having already defeated them in the second match at the group stage. Denmark emerged as the champion.

Honours

CompetitionTotal
Olympic Games 0000
World Championship 0022
European Championship 0112
Total0134

Competitive record

The Serbian Handball Federation is deemed the direct successor to Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro by EHF.

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

Olympic Games

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
1936 to 1988Part of Yugoslavia and FRJ-SCG
1992Qualified and later suspended
1996Did not qualify
2000 Fourth place 4th of 12 8 4 0 4 204 203 +1
2004 Did not qualify
2008
2012 Group stage 9th of 12 5 1 0 4 120 131 −11
2016 Did not qualify
Total2/70 Title13508324334−10

World Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938 to 1990Part of Yugoslavia
1993Qualified and later suspended
1995Suspended from qualification tournament
1997Round of 1696402162148
1999Third place3 9612257221
2001Third place3 9702254182
20037th/8th place89513263228
20055th/6th place59522253221
2007Did not qualify
20097th/8th place89414280281
20119th/10th place109315246251
2013Round of 16106303170159
2015Did not qualify
2017
2019Presidents' Cup187214187203
Total9/14-733972720721894

From 1994 till 2006 part of FR Yugoslavia and SCG.

European Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1994Suspended from qualification tournament
1996Third place3 7511166162
19985th/6th Place56402159145
2000Did not qualify
20029th/10th Place106213160161
20047h/8th Place87313206199
2006Main round96204161177
2008Did not qualify
2010Preliminary round1330128394
2012Runner-up2 8422176168
2014Preliminary round1331027377
2016Preliminary round1530128192
2018Main round126105160191
2020Qualified
Total11/14552272614251466
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Team

Current squad

Squad for the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship.[2][3]

Head coach: Nenad Peruničić

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
2 LB Miljan Pušica (1991-06-30) 30 June 1991 2.00 m 33 59 GWD Minden
3 RW Vukašin Vorkapić (1997-10-01) 1 October 1997 1.84 m 19 42 RK Metaloplastika
6 RB Miloš Orbović (1993-11-02) 2 November 1993 1.96 m 17 23 SCM Politehnica Timișoara
7 CB Stefan Vujić (1991-07-06) 6 July 1991 1.92 m 23 42 Steaua București
12 GK Svetislav Verkić (1981-06-11) 11 June 1981 1.89 m 13 0 RK Vojvodina
14 RW Bogdan Radivojević (1993-03-02) 2 March 1993 1.86 m 46 99 Rhein-Neckar Löwen
15 LB Draško Nenadić (1990-02-15) 15 February 1990 2.03 m 32 32 RK Celje
19 LW Nemanja Ilić (1990-05-11) 11 May 1990 1.77 m 66 184 Fenix Toulouse
20 LB Ivan Mošić (1994-12-23) 23 December 1994 1.96 m 11 22 CB Ademar León
21 LW Vanja Ilić (1995-02-25) 25 February 1995 1.86 m 21 51 BM Logroño La Rioja
23 P Zoran Nikolić (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 1.90 m 16 28 HC Dobrogea Sud Constanța
24 CB Lazar Kukić (1995-12-12) 12 December 1995 1.87 m 11 31 BM Logroño La Rioja
25 RB Nemanja Zelenović (1990-02-27) 27 February 1990 1.94 m 58 191 Frisch Auf Göppingen
29 RB Milan Milić (1998-05-14) 14 May 1998 1.99 m 13 26 RK Metaloplastika
33 P Mijajlo Marsenić (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 2.03 m 78 140 Füchse Berlin
42 CB Nemanja Obradović (1991-01-08) 8 January 1991 2.00 m 20 26 Wisła Płock
76 GK Vladimir Cupara (1994-02-19) 19 February 1994 1.99 m 34 1 PGE Vive Kielce
96 GK Dejan Milosavljev (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 1.96 m 20 0 RK Vardar

Player statistics

References

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