The Bosnian city of Bugojno, for the sixth year in a row, will host strong international youth tournament “Handball is my future”, organized by domestic MRK Iskra Bugojno but fully supported by Qatari Handball Federation. This year generation 2000 will have chance to show the best handball a few months before the start of European Champions – the first big event for them.
Eight teams in two groups will compete for the trophy which holder is Slovenia, who beat Poland 23:22 in the last year’s final match.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Qatar will play in Bugojno:
- System of the tournament staying the same. In four days, teams will meet in the group and than in knock-out stage until the final day. It will be very interesting. This year we have also Germany for the first time in Bugojno, respectable team and Federation. We will have also the best possible refereeing as IHF pairs like Gubica-Milosevic (EHF EURO 2018 final), Nacevski-Nikolov, Stojkovic-Nikolic and Konjicanin-Konjicanin will be with us. Our main goal is to come to EHF calendar, so we will be able to make a “small World championship” here in Bugojno – said tournament’s director Asim Sahman, former goalkeeper’s coach who worked in Qatar, who made a link between Doha and Bugojno.
Tournament will be held between March 29 and April 1.