The Portuguese men's national handball team is governed by the Portuguese Handball Federation and competes in international competitions such as the European Men's Handball Championship and the IHF World Men's Handball Championship. They have participated four times in the World Championship, reaching an all-time best 10th place in 2021, and six times in the European Championship, with a 6th place in 2020 as their best placing. They will participate in the men's handball tournament at the 2020 S
More Portugal Handball Wikipedia images
The Portugal national wheelchair handball team is the national wheelchair handball team of Portugal and is controlled by the Portuguese Handball Federation. The Portugal become at the only two editions of the European Wheelchair Handball Nations’ Tournament second.
Handball game highlights video. Handball (also known as team handball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outcourt players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team. A standard match consists of two periods of 30 ...
The Handball Federation of Portugal was founded on 1 May 1939 as Federação Portuguesa de Andebol (in English, Portuguese Handball Federation), by means of the handball associations of Porto, Coimbra and Lisbon.
Handball was first introduced in Portugal in 1929 and in 1939 the Portuguese Handball Federation is established. During the first half of the 20th century, the sport became increasingly trendy, becoming one of the most important team sports in Portugal, aside football and roller hockey. The increasing number of clubs featuring handball teams had already led to the establishment of regional championships in the regions of Metropolitan Lisbon and Greater Porto, as well as around Coimbra.
The Portuguese Handball Cup (Portuguese: Taça de Portugal de Andebol) is a handball competition played in the Swiss system and eligible for all professional and amateur teams in Portugal. The most successful club in the competition is Sporting CP with 15 trophies.
Handball was introduced in Sporting Clube de Portugal in 1932. Sporting dominated Portuguese handball, particularly in the sixties and seventies and even in the eighties, with emphasis on the period from 1966 to 1973, in which seven National Championships were won in eight possible, five of which were consecutive, with a mythical team that became known as Os Sete Magníficos .
This page was last edited on 22 June 2018, at 21:28. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.
Early World Cup attempts. Portugal was not invited to the 1930 World Cup, which only featured a final stage and no qualification round.The team took part in the 1934 FIFA World Cup qualification, but failed to eliminate their Spanish opponents, aggregating two defeats in the two-legged round, with a 9–0 loss in Madrid and 2–1 loss in Lisbon for an aggregate score of 11–1.