This is how the Handball World Cup runs on TV

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The world champion in males’s handball is being decided for the twenty eighth time: The most vital information about the World Cup event naturally embrace TV dates and broadcast stations.

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The Handball World Championships, to be held in Poland and Sweden from January 11 to January 29, will as soon as once more enthrall tens of millions of followers. The German Press Agency solutions the most vital questions on the event.

Where will the closing spherical matches be performed?

With Poland and Sweden, there are two World Cup hosts for the second time since 2019 – when Germany and Denmark hosted the event collectively. The venues in Sweden are Jönköping, Malmö, Kristianstad, Gothenburg and Stockholm, the place the new world champion shall be decided on 29 January. Locations in Poland are Plock, Kraków, Gdańsk and Katowice. There, the DHB choice wears their preliminary spherical video games and, in the event that they progress, all video games in the principal spherical.

Where are you able to watch Hanbuddle World Cup video games on TV?

All German appearances at the Handball World Cup may be seen dwell on conventional (free) TV on public broadcasters. ZDF reveals the preliminary spherical video games towards Qatar and Algeria, ARD broadcasts the recreation towards Serbia. In the principal spherical, ARD is on the ball twice, ZDF is on the ball as soon as. Mainz may even broadcast the quarter-finals and closing with German participation. A semi-final with DHB choice shall be proven on ARD. In addition, the Internet supplier Sportdeutschland.television reveals all the video games of the final spherical – however for a charge. Eurosport has 15 World Cup video games with out German participation (studies from digital tv).

How is world cup mode?

Like 2021, there’ll once more be 32 groups. There are eight preliminary spherical teams with 4 groups every. The high three from every group qualify for the principal spherical, wherein 4 teams of six groups proceed to play. The first and second-place finishers in every principal spherical group advance to the quarter-finals, with the winners preventing for medals. The losers will play for locations 5 to eight, that are related when it comes to qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Who does the German crew meet?

The DHB choice must take care of Asian champions Qatar, Serbia and Algeria in the preliminary spherical Group E. “We wish to win the group and take as many factors as potential in the principal spherical. If you make a mistake in the preliminary spherical, you possibly can hardly make up for it, »says nationwide coach Alfred Gislasson. Possible opponents for the German crew are Norway, the Netherlands, North Macedonia and Argentina in the event that they advance to the second stage of the event.

Who are the World Cup favourites?

Many groups can hope for the title. First up are world champions Denmark, Olympic champions France and European champions Sweden. Spain, Norway and Iceland are amongst the prolonged group of medal contenders.

What are the probabilities of the German crew going into the event?

Alfred Gislason’s disciples see themselves extra as outsiders. “We will not be ready to win medals as we aren’t amongst the favourites. We mustn’t dream, we must be sensible and focus on the preliminary spherical matches.” Says the nationwide coach. The final main success got here in 2016 with a European Championship win in Poland and an Olympic bronze in Rio. Since then, the DHB choice has been with out the valuable steel in all main tournaments.

What about Corona?

In each the host international locations, all measures to stop corona have been postponed for a while. Accordingly, the halls can be utilized to their most potential. The world federation IHF has however applied some corona guidelines. All members of the World Cup – gamers, coaches, officers – should be vaccinated or bear a PCR check earlier than the begin of the World Cup. Quick assessments are additionally required after the preliminary and principal rounds.

[Eric Dobias]

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