PGNiG Summer Superliga throws off this Friday in Wroclaw, Poland, where the
2017 World Games will be held at the end of July.
first tournament on the Superliga calendar will feature a youth competition
along with senior men’s and women’s teams from Poland, with international
participation expected later in the season. The draw for the World Games will
also take place as part of the weekend in Wroclaw.
Summer Superliga is organised by the Polish Handball Federation and Modern
Sport Foundation, with a strong focus on promoting beach handball for children
and youth players.
great attention to promote this wonderful sport among kids and that is how the
idea of the camps was born. Players from the Polish teams participate in the camps,
showing the children what beach handball looks like, then on Saturday and Sunday
we play the main tournaments,” says co-chairman of the Modern Sport Foundation,
tournaments are planned, beginning with the event in Wroclaw before
competitions in Mielno and Stare Jablonki at the start of June, a tournament in
Plock running from the end of June through to early July, and finally in Warsaw
right before the World Games begin.
competition in Stare Jablonki will see national teams from the Netherlands
(male senior, female senior and junior) and Sweden (male senior), along with
the Beach Stars BHC from Hungary. In Plock, clubs from the Netherlands, Spain
and Algeria have registered.
title sponsor of Poland’s national indoor handball league, PGNiG, was recently
announced as sponsor of the Summer Superliga.
to cooperation with Polish Handball Federation and the main sponsor of Polish
handball, PGNiG, we are organising at least five tournaments in Poland this
year. PGNiG has given a new quality of handball to both the Polish Federation
and the highest league in Poland, PGNiG Superliga. Now they are giving a great
chance to develop another wonderful part of discipline, beach handball,” says Artur
Niesłuchowski, co-chairman of the Modern Sport Foundation.
Fans can follow the PGNiG Summer
Superliga on Facebook.
All matches will be live streamed here.
Photo: Grzegorz Trzpil