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Spain 2019: Host team with Slovenia, Serbia, USA, Japan and Tunisia

The preliminary group draw for the 22nd edition of the IHF Men’s Junior (U21) World Championship was held earlier today at the Provincial Council of Pontevedra in Spain, one of the two host cities, alongside Vigo in the Galicia region of the European country.

The tournament is scheduled to throw-off on 16 July with the final set to take place on 28 July. The initial stage will see four preliminary groups of six teams each with the top four in each group going through to the eighth-finals, before progressing to the quarter-finals, semi-final and final.

As organisers, Spain could choose which preliminary round group they wanted to be in.

Spain 2019: Preliminary Group Draw – Result

Group A: Slovenia, Spain, Serbia, Tunisia, Japan, USA

Group B: France, Egypt, Sweden, Nigeria, Korea, Australia

Group C: Portugal, Croatia, Hungary, Brazil, Bahrain, Kosovo

Group D: Germany, Iceland, Norway, Argentina, Denmark, Chile

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