11 to 16 July 2017, the world’s best U17 beach handball teams meet in Mauritius
to compete in the first edition of the Men’s and Women’s U17 Beach Handball
World Championships, which is at the same time the qualification event for the
2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Masi, Chairman of the IHF Beach Handball Working Group, conducted the draw,
which was held in Mauritius. The results are as follows:
A: BRA, TPE, PAK, MRI
B: THA, RUS, VEN, TOG
C: ESP, ARG, PAR, RSA
D: POR, ITA, AUS, NZL
A: ARG, HUN, PAR, CRO
B: NED, BRA, TPE, TOG
C: CHN, THA, VEN, MRI
D: ESP, POR, ASA, AUS
was really an exciting moment for all of us”, said Masi after the draw. He
expects a tough competition: “The result of the draw doesn’t give us the
opportunity to say who will be the favourite. All the groups are really
Anthonny, the Director of the Organising Committee, now looks forward to the
event. It will be a great pleasure for Mauritius to welcome the teams to Flic
en Flac and even though the organisation is going to be difficult, they take on
the challenge. “We are motivated, we’re understanding the importance of this
competition,” explained Anthonny.
You can follow the event on www.ihf.info and the social media channels at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.