Patrice Canayer is NBSC WORLD HANDBALL COACH 2018! Fantastic finish of the season by the French Montpellier Handball at EHF Champions League Final4 weekend in Cologne, was the main reason why experienced French coach won the prestigious prize.
His achievement was praised by the Jury consisted from the 24 handball journalists from all over the world and handball fans, who were the last member of Jury.
The 57-years old French coach made a spectacular season with his team in European elite competition, where they began to compete from “lower part” Group C. Canayer, coach of Montpellier since 1994, won his second EHF CL title after first one in 2003.
Canayer joined Sander Sagosen on the throne in 2018 Contest organized by Handball-Planet.com.
The previous winners were Raul Gonzales (2017), Dagur Sigurdsson – 2011 and 2016 (Fuchse Berlin and Germany), Alfred Gislason 2012-2013 (THW Kiel), Ljubomir Vranješ – 2014 and Claude Onesta (France) 2015.
Handball-Planet team want to thank all media, teams, TOP players, coaches and handball fans worldwide for making our project so big this year! According to fantastic experience in the last three weeks.