National team of Spain is one of the biggest potential surprise of the World Championship 2011 in Sweden. That isn’t something new in handball planet and maybe even it isn’t a surprise if you see the names of Sterbik, Romero, Garcia and the others. How big expectation has legendary coach of F.C Barcelona, now in Spain NT, Valero Rivera, he explained in an interview for marca.com:
– I wish to repeat the history of football. The dream is to be in the semis and the goal is to finish among the Top 7 to qualify for the Olympics, but I hope that the illusion and purpose go together and go into semi-finals.
Spain plays in Group A with France, Germany, Tunisia, Egypt and Bahrein.