25/01/2018

EHF EURO hosts next generation’s final tournament draw

NEWS: The draw for the Men’s 18 EHF EURO 2018 in Croatia will take place on 25 January at 15:30 hrs in the Arena Zagreb. Live stream available on the EHF EURO Youtube channel

16 teams will be drawn to four groups of four teams each. | Photo: Uros Hocevar

On the first complete rest day of the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and one day ahead of the championship’s semi-finals, the spotlight will be on Europe’s next handball generation.

On 25 January 2018 at 15:30 hrs, the draw for the Men’s 18 EHF EURO 2018, which will be played in the Croatian cities of Varazdin and Koprivnica from 9 to 19 August, takes place in the Arena Zagreb.

A live stream of the event will be available on the EHF EURO Youtube Channel.

It is the second time in a row that Europe’s youngest national team players come to Croatia, as the nation also hosted the Men’s 18 EHF EURO 2016 in Zagreb and Koprivnica.

Two years ago, France won the event ahead of Croatia and Germany.

Based on the younger age category competitions ranking valid for the Men’s 18 EHF EURO 2018, the 16 participating nations have been seeded in the following pots

Pot 1: France, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia

Pot 2: Denmark, Spain, Iceland, Serbia

Pot 3: Sweden, Portugal, Russia, Norway

Pot 4: Poland, Hungary, Israel, Romania

Croatia as organisers have the right to choose the group after the rows 4, 3, and 2 have been drawn.

For full information also download the draw procedure.

written by ehf-euro.com / ts