Handball-Planet.com is proud to announce the results of our traditional Contest for the MIZUNO WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER 2015. French playmaker and PSG Handball star, Nikola Karabatić, has got the highest number of points based on cumulative votes of 29 members of the international jury of handball journalists and visitors of our website. His outstanding performance during the Men’s World Championship 2015 in Qatar, where France won the gold medal in glossy style, but also TOP quality presented in FC Barcelona EHF Champions League winning campaign 2014/2015, with good start in Paris, were the best recommendation for this prestigious award.
The 31 years-old Nikola Karabatić is the first player who defend title! He succeed Domagoj Duvnjak (2013), Filip Jicha (2012) and Laszlo Nagy (2011), guys who won the WORLD HANDBALL PLAYER’s awards in the previous years.
In three weeks of voting, all of 32 nominated players have got amazing support by the handball community. Handball lovers voted (117.147) for their favorite players in eight categories.
Handball-Planet team want to thank all media, teams, TOP players, coaches and handball fans worldwide for making our project so big this year! Based on fantastic experience in the last three weeks, HP will soon announce the nominations for the MIZUNO World FEMALE HANDBALL PLAYER 2015.