Seriously gilts for the Handball national team in January 2020 (10. to 26.), then the big event comes for the first Time in three countries over the stage – Austria, Sweden and Norway to lift the football Party together.

And a Premiere is in the coming year: for the First time, 24 Teams will take part in a final round. nDass, Switzerland, may is one of those Nations, is an achievement of historic proportions. It is the first EM-Quali since 2006 for the Team Leader, Andy Schmid.

Already in the run-up to the draw on Friday night in Vienna is: It’s tough to be waiting for the team of coach Michael Suter. And so it also comes: Switzerland (pot 3) is drawn in group F. It comes to a duel with the WM-5. from 2019, and four-times European champion Sweden (last title in 2002). In addition, there is the tricky task against Slovenia and Poland.

The matches of the group F will be played in the arena Scandinavium in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. (mpe)

Croatia, Belarus, Montenegro, Serbia.

the Czech Republic, Northern Macedonia, Austria, Ukraine.

Spain, Germany, Latvia, Holland.

France, Norway, Portugal, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Russia.

Sweden, Slovenia, Switzerland , Poland.

The 14. Handball-European championship takes place from 9. to 26. January 2020 in Austria, Sweden and Norway.