Serbia men's national handball team


The Serbia men's national handball team represents Serbia in international handball competitions. It is governed by the Serbian Handball Federation.

Serbia
Information
NicknameOrlovi
(The Eagles)
AssociationHandball Federation of Serbia
CoachToni Gerona
CaptainNemanja Ilić
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (First in 2000)
Best result4th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1997)
Best result (1999, 2001)
European Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1996)
Best result (2012)
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Serbia men's national handball team
Medal record
Representing
FR Yugoslavia
Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia
World Championship
1999 Egyptwithin Yugoslavia
2001 Francewithin Yugoslavia
European Championship
2012 SerbiaSerbia
1996 Spainwithin Yugoslavia
Mediterranean Games
2009 PescaraTeam

Olympic Committee of FR Yugoslavia declared men's national handball team for the best male team of the year 1999.[1]

History


2012 European Championship

The 2012 European Men's Handball Championship was held in Serbia from 15–29 January 2012, in the cities of Belgrade, Niš, Novi Sad and Vršac and is the tenth edition of the tournament. Germany and France were the other applicants for the championship.

At the 2012 European Championship in their home country, where they were pitted in Group A against Denmark, Poland and Slovakia. They finished first in their group following victories against Denmark and Poland. In the main round the team faced Germany, Sweden and Macedonia.

The team advanced by defeating two of their three opponents. In the semi-finals Croatia was defeated by 26–22.

They faced Denmark in the finals, after having already defeated them in the second match at the group stage. Denmark emerged as the champion.

Honours


CompetitionTotal
Olympic Games 0000
World Championship 0022
European Championship 0112
Total0134

Competitive record


The Serbian Handball Federation is deemed the direct successor to Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro by EHF.

  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place  

Olympic Games

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
1936 to 1988Part of Yugoslavia
1992Qualified and later suspended
1996Did not qualify
2000 Fourth place 4th of 12 8 4 0 4 204 203 +1
2004 Did not qualify
2008
2012 Group stage 9th of 12 5 1 0 4 120 131 −11
2016 Did not qualify
2020
Total2/813508324334−10

World Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1938 to 1990Part of Yugoslavia
1993Qualified and later suspended
1995Suspended from qualification tournament
1997Round of 1696402162148
1999Third place3 9612257221
2001Third place3 9702254182
20037th/8th place89513263228
20055th/6th place59522253221
2007Did not qualify
20097th/8th place89414280281
20119th/10th place109315246251
2013Round of 16106303170159
2015Did not qualify
2017
2019Presidents' Cup187214187203
2021Did not qualify
2023TBD
// 2025
2027
Total9/15733972720721894

From 1994 till 2006 part of FR Yugoslavia and SCG.

European Championship

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
1994Suspended
1996Third place3 7511166162
19985th/6th place56402159145
2000Did not qualify
20029th/10th place106213160161
20047h/8th place87313206199
2006Main round96204161177
2008Did not qualify
2010Preliminary round1330128394
2012Runner-up2 8422176168
2014Preliminary round1331027377
2016Preliminary round1530128192
2018Main round126105160191
2020Preliminary round2030037281
2022Qualified
2024Future event
Total12/15582272914971547
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Team


Current squad

Squad for the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship.[2][3]

Head coach: Nenad Peruničić

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
5 LB Ivan Mošić (1994-12-23) 23 December 1994 (age 26) 1.94 m 24 33 Abanca Ademar León
7 CB Stefan Vujić (1991-07-06) 6 July 1991 (age 29) 1.92 m 33 60 Dinamo București
8 LB Stevan Sretenović (1995-09-25) 25 September 1995 (age 25) 2.01 m 31 77 Vojvodina
9 RB Nikola Crnoglavac (1992-04-22) 22 April 1992 (age 29) 1.95 m 24 49 CSM Bacău
10 RW Milan Đukić (1985-08-16) 16 August 1985 (age 35) 1.85 m 24 47 Eurofarm Rabotnik
13 P Živan Pešić (1993-07-07) 7 July 1993 (age 27) 1.93 m 32 34 Nexe Našice
14 RW Bogdan Radivojević (1993-03-02) 2 March 1993 (age 28) 1.92 m 66 117 MOL-Pick Szeged
17 CB Aleksa Kolaković (1997-08-10) 10 August 1997 (age 23) 1.92 m 6 9 Saint-Raphaël Var Handball
19 LW Nemanja Ilić (1990-05-11) 11 May 1990 (age 31) 1.78 m 88 243 Fenix Toulouse Handball
20 LB Miljan Pušica (1991-06-30) 30 June 1991 (age 29) 2.00 m 47 83 GWD Minden
21 LW Vanja Ilić (1993-02-25) 25 February 1993 (age 28) 1.80 m 36 63 C' Chartres Métropole Handball
23 P Zoran Nikolić (1991-02-23) 23 February 1991 (age 30) 1.88 m 40 66 HC Dobrogea Sud Constanța
24 CB Lazar Kukić (1995-12-12) 12 December 1995 (age 25) 1.86 m 37 60 BM Logroño La Rioja
25 RB Nemanja Zelenović (1990-02-27) 27 February 1990 (age 31) 1.94 m 93 266 Frisch Auf Göppingen
33 P Mijajlo Marsenić (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 (age 28) 2.03 m 86 189 Füchse Berlin
76 GK Vladimir Cupara (1994-02-19) 19 February 1994 (age 27) 1.98 m 45 3 Telekom Veszprém
90 GK Tibor Ivanišević (1990-08-16) 16 August 1990 (age 30) 1.96 m 32 0 HSG Wetzlar

Individual records [citation needed]

  • Bold denotes players still playing international handball.

References