EHF still sleeping while handball best product EHF Champions League still don’t have proper all-time statistics to help journalists, fans and all other people interested, to find out easily how many matches has played Nikola Karabatic or how many goals scored Stefan Kretzschmar in the history of the European elite competition? Maybe for them isn’t, but for handball – it is very important.
The Serbian shooter Marko Vujin, legendary right back of Telekom Veszprem and THW Kiel, now in the jersey of Sporting Lisbon, published last weekend Instagram story about 900 goals scored at EHF Champions League based on some Wikipedia source.
Handball-Planet.com haven’t been lazy, so we counted all his goals from his EHF CL profile and he is wrong. Vujin netted 841 goals at EHF Champions League, 919 in total if you count Cup Winners Cup, EHF Cup and ex-Champions Trophy.
According to our “fingers”, he is No.5 at all-time EHF Champions League TOP scorer list.
The best ever is Kiril Lazarov. The Macedonian handball king netted 1332 goals until the last summer, where his HBC Nantes didn’t qualify for another season in CL.
The only one alongside Lazarov, who passed 1.000 goals, Nikola Karabatic from PSG Handball is currently on 1074 goals.
Ex-Kiel and Veszprem “goal machine” Momir Ilic scored 969 goals in his EHF Champions League career.
The fourth-place keeping still active RK Vardar left wing Timur Dibirov with 884 goals.
Behind Vujin, on position No. 6 and 7, are Mikkel Hansen (821) and retired Hungarian right back Laszlo Nagy with 806 goals.
Luckily, you have Handball-Planet.com to find out what you can’t through the official EHF sources.
How much costs that software which will put handball out of statistics’ darkness and “stone age”? It must be billions…