The ‘Guerreras’ wish to rub shoulders with the European handball elite

The ‘Guerreras’ wish to rub shoulders with the European handball elite


The Spanish girls’s handball staff will face the phantasm of rubbing shoulders with the most effective as soon as once more within the European Championship that they host from this Friday to Sunday, November 20, Slovenia, North Macedonia and Montenegro and wherein the ‘Guerreras’ will debut on Saturday towards the Montenegrin staff.

The nationwide staff comes eager to be again within the battle for necessary issues on this occasion, which has resisted them within the final three editions the place ninth place in 2016 is the most effective end result for the double continental runner-up who appears Traditionally, the European will price greater than the World Cup.

In reality, the ‘Guerreras’ have been within the battle for medals within the final two World Championships, with the historic silver in 2019 and the bitter fourth place final yr after they served as hosts, an expertise that ought to serve a staff who comes with the identical block led by captain Silvia Navarro.

The veteran goalkeeper of Rocasa Gran Canaria is the one survivor of the historic European silver medal of 2008 and a kind of who repeats with respect to the previous World Cup together with different necessary items equivalent to Alexandrina Barbosa, Alicia Fernández, Almudena Rodríguez, Jennifer Gutiérrez or Soledad López , along with Lara González who missed that appointment on the final minute on account of harm.

Within the record of summoned by José Ignacio Prades, who faces his second main worldwide competitors, the names of the pivots Alba Spugnini and Lysa Tchaptchet, the goalkeeper Maddi Aalla, the lateral Paula Valdivia and the central defender Esther Arrojeria stand out as novelties, whereas Among the many absences, these of the veterans Carmen Martín and Nerea Pena stand out.

Spain involves this European Championship after ending second in its qualifying group behind Hungary, with whom it exchanged defeats at house, and in its preparation it gained the normal Worldwide Match with clear victories over Tunisia (39-29), Egypt (34 -23) and Switzerland (37-26) which have served to fine-tune his set-up that may start this Saturday together with his theoretically most complex duel towards the host Montenegro and that may largely mark his nearest future.

Later, the ‘Guerreras’ would produce other demanding matches towards Poland, which can be measured on Monday, and towards Germany, towards which the primary section will shut on Wednesday with the goal of passing among the many three finest and with the utmost of potential factors to a Major Spherical the place they’d meet the classifieds of C that kind France, the Netherlands, Romania and North Macedonia.

The highly effective Norway could have the mission of defending its renewed dominance of handball since it’s the present continental and world champion towards well-known rivals equivalent to France, Olympic champion and which it defeated within the finals of the final European and final World Cup, Denmark or Montenegro, on a date with out the presence as soon as once more of Russia.


Goalkeepers: Silvia Navarro (Rocasa Gran Canaria), Mercedes Castellanos (Costa del Sol Málaga) and Maddi Aalla (Tremendous Amara Bera Bera).

Full Backs/Middle Backs: Alicia Fernández (Speedy Bucuresti), Carmen Campos (JDA Dijon), Esther Arrojeria (Tremendous Amara Bera Bera), Lara González (Paris 92), Alexandrina Barbosa (CBM Morvedre), Almudena Rodríguez (Gloria Bistrita), Irene Espínola (Speedy Bucuresti) and Paula Arcos (Tremendous Amara Bera Bera).

Wingers: Jennifer Gutiérrez (Speedy Bucuresti), Soledad López (Costa del Sol Málaga), Paula Valdivia (CB La Calzada) and Maitane Etxeberria (Tremendous Amara Bera Bera).

Pivots: Kaba Gassama (SG BBM Bietigheim), Lysa Tchaptchet (Vipers Kristianstad) and Alba Spugnini (Rocasa Gran Canaria).

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