Croatian national team began preparations for the Men’s EHF EURO 2016 in Poland without two right backs from the last World Championship 2015 in Qatar. The future PSG Handball star Luka Stepančić recovering from the serious knee injury and surgery afterwards, but also problems with knee has team’s captain Marko Kopljar.
FC Barcelona Lassa member will get replacement – Šime Ivić, newcomer in HBC Nantes for the first training sessions. Further examinations in the first few days of the next week will be decisive for Kopljar’s appearance in Poland.
Other options on right back position are Luka Šebetić (PPD Zagreb) and Mario Vuglač (Lekhwiya Qatar)