Following the huge success of the World Best Handball Players and Handball PERSON contests and with the clear vision to praise and recognize the potential of some young – new forces in our sport, for the third year in a row, Handball-Planet.com organizes the voting Contest for the ADRIATIC WORLD YOUNG HANDBALL PLAYER 2015/2016. Twelwe handball journalists from Norway, Denmark, France, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Sweden, Greece, Italy, Russia and Belarus made the nominations of 28 players (four per position).
The last member of Jury are the visitors of Handball-Planet.com, which votes will be included in the final result.
Contest including boys born in 1994 and younger.
Please vote for the ADRIATIC WORLD YOUNG HANDBALL PLAYER 2015/2016 until June 13.
Jerry Tollbring (IFK Kristianstad – SWE)
Quiedo Traoré (Chambery – FRA)
Magnus Landin (KIF Kolding Kobenhavn – DEN)
Andrei Yurynok (SKA Minsk – BLR)
Lukas Nilsson (Ystads IF HF – SWE)
Lasse Andersson (KIF Kolding Kobenhavn – DEN)
Marko Mamic (US Dunkerque – CRO)
Dan Racoțea (Wisla Plock – ROM)
Sander Sagosen (Aalborg Handball – NOR)
Jesper Konradsson (Alingsås HK – SWE)
Tim Suton (TUS Lubbecke – GER)
Filip Kuzmanovski (RK Metalurg – MKD)
Luka Šebetić (PPD Zagreb – CRO)
Fabian Wiede (Fuchse Berlin – GER)
Melvyn Richardson (Chambery – FRA)
Nedim Remili (US Creteil – FRA)
Blaz Janc (RK Celje Pivovarna Laško – SLO)
Darko Djukic (Besiktas MOGAZ – SRB)
Benoit Kounkoud (PSG Handball – FRA)
Peter Hornyak (Csurgoi KK – HUN)
Ludovic Fabregas (Montpellier – FRA)
Blaz Blagotinsek (RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko – SLO)
Jannik Kohlbacher (HSG Wetzlar – GER)
Artsem Karalek (SKA Minsk – BLR)
Viachaslau Saldatsenka (SKA Minsk – BLR)
Torbjørn Bergerud (Lugi HF – NOR)
Emil Nielsen (Århus Håndbold – DEN)
Julien Meyer (Selestat – FRA)
Members of the Jury:
Patrick Andersen (Denmark, hbold.dk)
Nicolas Chardon (Handnews.fr TEAM (France)
Zika Bogdanovic (Serbia, Balkan-Handball.com)
Lojze Grčman (SIOL, Slovenia)
Stig Nygard (TV 2, Norway)
Sergei Novikov (PRESSBALL, Belarus)
Sergey Prigolovkin (Rushandball.ru, Russia)
Handbollskanalen Team (Sweden)
Luca Zadra (pallamanoitalia.it – Italy)
Biljana Blagoeska (ekipa.mk,Macedonia)
Konstantinos Chatzidimitriou (handball.gr, Greece)
Milan Krasić (dvoznak.com, Croatia)
DUJSHEBAEV AND SAGOSEN
Handball-Planet.com looking for the thied best player on the Earth in the history of our Contest. Spanish right back Alex Dujshebaev (2013/2014) won title two years ago, while in the previous season, Norwegian playmaker Sander Sagosen was the BEST.
SKA MINSK – HUNGARY AND MONTENEGRO
The biggest number of nominations for ADRIATIC WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER 2015/16 got boys from SKA MINSKA – 3. The second powers coming from RK Celje Pivovarna Laško, Chambery Savoie and KIF Kolding Kobenhavn.
In total, 28 nominees coming from 23 teams.
Situation with the national teams is a little bit different (12 in total). France giving 6, Belarus, Germany, Denmark and Sweden 3, Norway, Slovenia and Croatia 2, Hungary, Serbia, Romania and Macedonia 1.
ADRIATIC – PREMIUM PARTNER
This year the official name of the Contest will be ADRIATIC WORLD YOUNG HANDBALL PLAYER 2015/2016 as we joined our forces with ambitious international youth handball tournament – ADRIATIC, which will be held on summer 2017 on beautiful Adriatic Coast in Croatia.