Slovenia national handball team

The Slovenia national handball team represents Slovenia in international handball matches. Their biggest success is the silver medal from the 2004 European Men's Handball Championship as well as claiming third place at the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.

Slovenia
Information
AssociationHandball Federation
of Slovenia
CoachVacant
Assistant coachUroš Zorman
CaptainVid Kavtičnik
Most capsUroš Zorman (225)[1]
Most goalsLuka Žvižej (702)[1]
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 2000)
Best result6th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances8 (First in 1995)
Best result3rd (2017)
European Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1994)
Best result2nd (2004)
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Slovenia national handball team
Medal record
European Championship
2004 Slovenia
World Championship
2017 France

Competitive record

Summer Olympics

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1936–1992 Part of Yugoslavia
1992Did not enter
1996Did not qualify
20007th/8th place8th8215214223
200411th/12th place11th6204160173
2008Did not qualify
2012
2016Quarterfinals6th6402167163
2020To be determined
Total3/130 Titles208111541559

World Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938–1991 Part of Yugoslavia
1993Did not participate
1995Preliminary round18th5104131126
1997Did not qualify
1999
2001Preliminary round17th5203145137
2003Second round11th7304191196
200511th/12th place12th9423273250
20079th/10th place10th8305241243
2009Did not qualify
2011
2013Semifinals4th9702258240
20157th/8th place8th9405263271
2017Semifinals9612271253
2019Did not qualify
Total8/260 Titles613032817731716

European Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
19949th/10th place10th6114112139
199611th/12th place11th6105120139
1998Did not qualify
20005th/6th place5th6303154155
200211th/12th place12th7025181215
2004Final8512230218
2006Main round8th6303191194
2008Main round10th6303172180
2010Main round11th6123186203
20125th/6th place6th7205207212
2014Did not qualify
2016Preliminary round14th30126672
2018Main round8th6222162152
2020Qualified
Total12/140 Titles672193717811879

Team

Current squad

Squad for the 2018 European Men's Handball Championship.[2]

The caps and goals are updated as of 25 January 2018.[1]

Head coach: Veselin Vujović

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Matevž Skok (1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 1.88 m 87 2 Sporting CP
3 P Blaž Blagotinšek (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 2.02 m 66 96 Telekom Veszprém
4 LW Matic Verdinek (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 1.88 m 10 12 RK Gorenje Velenje
5 LB Nik Henigman (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 1.99 m 29 44 SC Pick Szeged
6 RW Gašper Marguč (1990-08-20) 20 August 1990 1.81 m 98 348 Telekom Veszprém
7 RB Vid Kavtičnik (1984-05-24) 24 May 1984 1.91 m 187 524 Montpellier Handball
8 RW Blaž Janc (1996-11-20) 20 November 1996 1.87 m 42 139 PGE Vive Kielce
10 LB Gregor Potočnik (1992-08-22) 22 August 1992 1.96 m 12 10 RK Zagreb
13 LW Darko Cingesar (1990-07-25) 25 July 1990 1.87 m 58 102 Pays d’Aix UC
23 CB Miha Zarabec (1991-10-12) 12 October 1991 1.77 m 44 100 THW Kiel
25 CB Marko Bezjak (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 1.85 m 114 207 SC Magdeburg
30 LB Jan Grebenc (1992-08-18) 18 August 1992 1.94 m 17 26 Skjern Håndbold
33 P Igor Žabič (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 2.01 m 15 12 Wisła Płock
51 LB Borut Mačkovšek (1992-09-11) 11 September 1992 2.03 m 86 185 Telekom Veszprém
55 RB Žiga Mlakar (1990-05-16) 16 May 1990 1.92 m 19 40 Wisła Płock
57 CB Patrik Leban (1989-09-07) 7 September 1989 1.87 m 8 10 RK Nexe Našice
90 GK Urban Lesjak (1990-08-24) 24 August 1990 1.87 m 42 0 RK Celje
95 P Matic Suholežnik (1995-05-02) 2 May 1995 2.02 m 9 6 Dunkerque
99 GK Urh Kastelic (1996-02-27) 27 February 1996 2.01 m 15 3 RK Zagreb

Statistics

References

  1. "Večna lestvica nastopov in zadetkov za moško člansko reprezentanco" [All-time caps and goals for the national team] (in Slovenian). Handball Federation of Slovenia official website. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  2. 2018 European Championship roster
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