EGYPT 2021

Eduarda Amorim is NEXE World Handball Female Player of the Decade!

Handball-Planet.com is proud to present the final result of our 10 years Project which was concluded by the Jury consisted of 21 TOP coaches, handball legends and journalists from various part of the World.

Eduarda Amorim is the NEXE WORLD HANDBALL FEMALE PLAYER OF THE DECADE!

The 34-years old back-line player of the Brazilian national team and Hungarian TOP team Gyori Audi ETO KC made a lot success during 10-years time in which her teams were among the best in the world of handball. “Duda” is one of the iconic faces of our sport who won a lot of major titles. She was a part of fantastic Gyor’s journey, five trophies of the Women’s EHF Champions League, but also Brazilian team who was at the TOP of the world in 2013, when the first ever non-European team won World Championship in front of 20.000 fans in Belgrade.

Eduarda won World Championship 2013 MVP Award. She was also IHF World Player of the Year 2014, member of EHF CL All Star Team as best left back in 2014 and defensive specialist in 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020, World’s best defensive specialist 2019 by Handball-Planet.com in 2019.

MEMBERS OF JURY

COACHES: Dragan Adzic (Montenegro), Adrian Vasille (Romania), Per Johansson (Sweden), Jorge Duenas (Spain), Nenad Sostaric (Croatia), Helle Thomsen (Denmark) and Tor Odvar Moen (Norway)

LEGENDS: Tatjana Medved (Serbia), Daniela Piedade (Brazil), Cristina Varzaru (Romania), Raphaelle Tervel (France), Karoline Dyhre Breivang (Norway), Anja Althaus (Germany) and Ljudmila Bodnieva (Russia)

JOURNALISTS: Laura Agena (Argentina), Ibolya Szekeres (Hungary), Zorica Radojkovic (Serbia), Jorge Dargel (Spain), Stig Nygard (Norway), Sergei Prigolovkin (Russia) and Bjorn Pazen (Germany)

VOTING PROCESS

Every member of the Jury made two BEST 8 teams – first line-up and 2nd best line-up from nominated players.

Players from the first line-up will get 2 points, while MVP will get 3. Players from the second-line up will get 1 point each.

Players with the highest number of votes will become the member of BEST 8 of World Handball Decade 2011-2020. The one with the biggest number of votes will become as WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER of the Decade.

Favorites of the fans (31.704 votes in total) got 3,2 and 1 point per position. Player with the biggest number of votes got 5 points (Majda Mehmedovic).

HANDBALL PLAYER OF THE DECADE

6 of 21 Jury members have choosen Cristina Neagu for World Handball Player of the Decade among four other players who have been supported. Eduarda Amorim and Heidi Loke got support by four, Katrine Lunde by 3, Nora Mork by 2, Anna Vyakhireva and Amandine Leynaud by one Jury member.

In total number of points, Eduarda Amorim and Heidi Loke had 49 each ahead of Cristina Neagu 48 and Katrine Lunde 45. As both girls got the same number of MVP nominations, the next criteria was how much points they got from Jury before fans (46+3). They were the same again, so the decisive was number of votes which she got from the fans. Amorim got 2.800 ahead of Loke 1.874.

Same number of points had Nycke Groot and Andrea Lekic on playmaker’s position. Decisive was that Groot got more votes from the Jury (22 vs 21).

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD LEFT WING OF DECADE

Camilla Herrem (Sola – Norway)  36
Siraba Dembele-Pavlovic (Rostov Don – France)  21
Majda Mehmedovic (ZRK Buducnost – Montenegro) 14

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD LEFT BACK OF DECADE
Cristina Neagu (CSM Bucharest – Romania)  48
Andrea Penezic (Siofok KC – Croatia)  15
Estavana Polman (Team Esbjerg – The Netherlands)  12

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD PLAYMAKER OF DECADE
Cornelia Groot (Odense– The Netherlands)  24
Andrea Lekic (ZRK Buducnost – Serbia)  24
Isabella Gullden (Brest Bretagne – France) 21

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD RIGHT BACK OF DECADE
Nora Mork (Vipers Handball – Norway) 33
Anna Vyakhireva (Rostov Don – Russia)  27
Katarina Bulatovic ( retired – Montenegro) 12

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD RIGHT WING OF DECADE

Jovanka Radicevic (ZRK Buducnost – Montenegro)  35
Carmen Martin (CSM Bucharest – Spain) 28
Iulia Managarova (Rostov Don – Russia) 6

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD LINE-PLAYER OF DECADE

Heidi Loke (Vipers Kristiansand – Norway) 49
Dragana Cvijic (CSM Bucharest – Serbia)   16
Yvette Broch (Metz Handball – The Netherlands)   8

NEXE HANDBALL WORLD GOALKEEPER OF DECADE

Katrine Lunde (Vipers Kristiansand – Norway)  45
Amandine Leynaud (Gyori Audi ETO KC – France)  25
Clara Woltering (retired – Germany)  3

NEXE HANDBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF DECADE

Eduarda Amorim (Gyori Audi ETO KC – Brazil) 49
Beatrice Edwige (Gyori Audi ETO KC – France)   18
Kelly Dulfer (Borussia Dortmund – The Netherlands)  5

HANDBALL TEAM OF THE DECADE:

LEFT WING: Camilla Herrem (Sola – Norway) 
LEFT BACK: Cristina Neagu (CSM Bucharest – Romania) 
PLAYMAKER: Cornelia Groot (Odense – The Netherlands) 
RIGHT BACK: Nora Mork (Vipers Handball – Norway) 
RIGHT WING: Jovanka Radicevic (ZRK Buducnost – Montenegro) 
LINE PLAYER: Heidi Loke (Vipers Kristiansand – Norway)
GOALKEEPER: Katrine Lunde (Vipers Kristiansand – Norway) 
DEFENSIVE SPECIALIST: Eduarda Amorim (Gyori Audi ETO KC – Brazil) 

Here is the votes of the fans which have been added to existing votes of Jury. Players with the most votes got 3, second 2 and third 1 point. Majda Mehmedovic got 5 as player with the biggest number of votes by the fans.

Nexe World Handball Female LEFT WING of Decade?

  • Majda Mehmedovic (ZRK Buducnost – Montenegro) (59%, 3,508 Votes)
  • Camilla Herrem (Sola – Norway) (33%, 1,953 Votes)
  • Siraba Dembele-Pavlovic (Rostov Don – France) (7%, 436 Votes)

Total Voters: 5,897

Nexe World Handball Female LEFT BACK of Decade?

  • Cristina Neagu (CSM Bucharest – Romania) (68%, 2,431 Votes)
  • Estavana Polman (Team Esbjerg – The Netherlands) (19%, 672 Votes)
  • Andrea Penezic (Siofok KC – Croatia) (13%, 446 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,549

Nexe World Handball Female PLAYMAKER of Decade?

  • Andrea Lekic (ZRK Buducnost – Serbia) (49%, 1,714 Votes)
  • Cornelia Groot (Gyori Audi ETO KC – The Netherlands) (36%, 1,247 Votes)
  • Isabella Gullden (Brest Bretagne – France) (15%, 534 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,495

Nexe World Handball Female RIGHT BACK of Decade?

  • Nora Mork (Vipers Handball – Norway) (50%, 1,671 Votes)
  • Anna Vyakhireva (Rostov Don – Russia) (25%, 832 Votes)
  • Katarina Bulatovic ( retired – Montenegro) (25%, 824 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,327

Nexe World Handball Female RIGHT WING of Decade?

  • Jovanka Radicevic (ZRK Buducnost – Montenegro) (59%, 2,710 Votes)
  • Carmen Martin (CSM Bucharest – Spain) (34%, 1,563 Votes)
  • Iulia Managarova (Rostov Don – Russia) (7%, 326 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,599

Nexe World Handball Female GOALKEEPER of the Decade?

  • Katrin Lunde (Vipers Kristiansand – Norway) (58%, 1,630 Votes)
  • Amandine Leynaud (Gyori Audi ETO KC – France) (32%, 910 Votes)
  • Clara Woltering (retired – Germany) (10%, 292 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,832

Nexe World Handball Female LINE-PLAYER of Decade?

  • Heidi Loke (Vipers Kristiansand – Norway) (60%, 1,874 Votes)
  • Dragana Cvijic (CSM Bucharest – Serbia) (30%, 924 Votes)
  • Yvette Broch (Metz Handball – The Netherlands) (10%, 315 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,113

Nexe World Handball Female DEFENSIVE PLAYER of the Decade?

  • Eduarda Amorim (Gyori Audi ETO KC – Brazil) (80%, 2,800 Votes)
  • Kelly Dulfer (Borussia Dortmund – The Netherlands) (12%, 418 Votes)
  • Beatrice Edwige (Gyori Audi ETO KC – France) (8%, 289 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,507

NEXE GRUPA – TITLE SPONSORS

Our friends from Nexe Grupa will be the title sponsor of the whole project. The successful Croatian company who is famous for investing in handball through RK Nexe Nasice, recognizes and supports our efforts.

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3 Comments

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  3. Ludacris

    21. January 2021. at 21:32

    Nora Mork best RB in the last decade? And in the past 10 years she has been injured for 5-6 years. LOL

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