Netherlands men's national handball team


The Netherlands national handball team is the national handball team of Netherlands and is controlled by the Netherlands Handball Association. The Netherlands qualified only one time for the World Championship (1961) and once for the European Championship (2020).

Netherlands
Information
AssociationNetherlands Handball Association
CoachErlingur Richardsson
Assistant coachEdwin Kippers
Most capsLambert Schuurs (312)
Colours
Home
Away
Results
World Championship
Appearances1 (First in 1961)
Best result11th (1961)
European Championship
Appearances1 (First in 2020)
Best result17th (2020)
Last updated on Unknown.

Competitive record


World Championship

World Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938Did not qualify
1954
1958
1961Preliminary round1120021854
1964Did not qualify
1967
1970
1974
1978
1982
1986
1990
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003
2005
2007
2009
2011
2013
2015
2017
/ 2019
2021
/ 2023TBD
// 2025
2027
Total1/279414245246

European Championship

European Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GF GA
1994Did not qualify
1996
1998
2000
2002
2004
2006
2008
2010
2012
2014
2016
2018
// 2020Preliminary round17th31028094
/ 2022Qualified
2024Future events
Total2/1631028094

Current squad


Squad for the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship.[1][2]

Head coach: Erlingur Richardsson

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Bart Ravensbergen (1993-03-14) 14 March 1993 (age 28) 1.89 m 59 6 HSG Nordhorn-Lingen
7 P Toon Leenders (1986-04-17) 17 April 1986 (age 35) 2.02 m 99 164 HSG Nordhorn-Lingen
11 RB Iso Sluijters (1990-07-24) 24 July 1990 (age 30) 1.92 m 74 166 Górnik Zabrze
12 CB Luc Steins (1995-03-22) 22 March 1995 (age 26) 1.72 m 62 183 Fenix Toulouse Handball
13 P Samir Benghanem (1993-12-10) 10 December 1993 (age 27) 1.95 m 24 18 Green Park/Aalsmeer
14 RW Bobby Schagen (1990-01-13) 13 January 1990 (age 31) 1.92 m 86 293 TBV Lemgo
17 P Ivo Steins (1992-07-18) 18 July 1992 (age 28) 1.79 m 59 82 OCI-LIONS
19 LB Robin Schoenaker (1995-08-23) 23 August 1995 (age 25) 1.97 m 9 0 Sporting NeLo
20 RB Niels Versteijnen (2000-02-03) 3 February 2000 (age 21) 2.00 m 7 6 SG Flensburg-Handewitt
21 RB Kay Smits (1997-03-31) 31 March 1997 (age 24) 1.85 m 42 118 TTH Holstebro
22 LB Jasper Adams (1989-07-03) 3 July 1989 (age 31) 2.00 m 81 195 OCI-LIONS
24 LW Jeffrey Boomhouwer (1988-06-15) 15 June 1988 (age 33) 1.80 m 76 200 Bergischer HC
25 LB Ephrahim Jerry (1996-05-27) 27 May 1996 (age 25) 1.96 m 35 86 Sporting NeLo
31 GK Gerrie Eijlers (1980-05-09) 9 May 1980 (age 41) 1.93 m 117 4 KRAS/Volendam
77 CB Dani Baijens (1998-05-05) 5 May 1998 (age 23) 1.82 m 32 48 TBV Lemgo
85 LW Tim Remer (1985-07-29) 29 July 1985 (age 35) 1.96 m 91 221 JD Techniek Hurry-Up

References