On January 11, 2023, the Handball World Championship in Poland and Sweden began. At the start, hosts Poland met the three-time and reigning Olympic champion France, who narrowly prevailed with 26:24 (14:13).
All games will be played in Katowice, Kraków, Gdansk and Plock (Poland) as well as in Jönköping, Malmö, Kristianstad, Gothenburg and Stockholm (Sweden). The final of the Handball World Championship will take place on January 29th at Stockholm’s Tele2 Arena.
Germany faced in the group stage Qatar, Algeria and Serbia prevailed and won all three games. That DHB team plays in the hall of Katowice. The main round is now against the three qualified teams from Group F: Norway, Netherlands and Argentina.
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Alfred Gislason’s DHB team qualified for the main round with three wins. Germany starts there with four points and is therefore in a good position for the quarter-finals. In the main round, the ARD two gamesthe ZDF one. The first game against Argentina became a gala. With a 20-goal lead, the Germans won easily. The DHB team initially struggled against the Netherlands, but in the end Knorr and Köster as well as keeper Andreas Wolff confidently led the Germans to victory.
Main round in Katowice
Preliminary round in Katowice
All groups and the mode of the Handball World Championship 2023 in the overview
A total of 32 nations will compete in eight groups of four. Each team gets for one win two pointsfor a Draw a point. The top three of each group qualify for the four main round groups and take the points from the preliminary round that they scored against their group opponents, who also qualified.
In the main round, the teams play against the three opponents from the other group. The groups meet in the four main rounds A and B on each other, C and D, E and F such as G and H. The top two qualify for the quarterfinals, which are played in a knockout format.