Croatian Handball Federation has found the replacement for Lino Cervar two days since team arrived after bad result at World Championship 2021 in Egypt.
Croatia ended 14th, but even before the last match of the Main Round, experienced 71-years old coach resigned.
His successor will be his assistant in the last two years, Hrvoje Horvat.
Horvat is currently coach of Croatian vice-champions RK Nexe Nasice. His biggest success is winning the 4th place at Men’s U20 EURO event with generation 1996.