Australia national handball team

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Association Australian Handball Federation
Coach Jan Ottosen
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2000)
Best result 12th, 2000
World Championship
Appearances 7 (First in 1999)
Best result 21st, 2003
Oceania Nations Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 2004)
Best result 1st, 4 Times
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The Australia national handball team is the national handball team of Australia and is controlled by the Australian Handball Federation.[1] The team is considered the best in the Oceania region.

The Australian team will be playing against other Oceania countries at the ASB Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on the 25th - 27th April for a spot in the World Championships.

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship.

Head coach: Jan Ottosen - Jan took over coaching the men's national team in October 2013 and is working with the team for the Qatar campaign.

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Ognjen Latinovic (1985-08-02)2 August 1985 (aged 27) 1.80 m 48 0 Australia Univ. of Queensland
3 LW Almir Pandzo (1992-09-02)2 September 1992 (aged 20) 1.90 m 1 0 Bosnia and Herzegovina RK Iskra Bugojno
4 RB Bevan Calvert (1986-04-04)4 April 1986 (aged 26) 1.77 m 45 130 Germany TSV Altenholz
5 P Tommy Fletcher (1990-03-18)18 March 1990 (aged 22) 1.86 m 29 106 Sweden Skogås HK
6 P Callum Mouncey (1989-10-21)21 October 1989 (aged 23) 1.89 m 7 9 Australia Canberra HC
7 RW Antonio Queiroz (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 32) 1.78 m 5 0 Australia St. Kilda HC
9 RB Martin Najdovski (1990-05-22)22 May 1990 (aged 22) 1.85 m 7 6 Sweden Trelleborgs HB
10 CB Caleb Gahan (1989-08-02)2 August 1989 (aged 23) 1.90 m 9 15 Australia Logan HC
12 GK Kristofer Karlsson (1992-10-26)26 October 1992 (aged 20) 1.87 m 4 0 Sweden AIK Handboll
14 LW Mitchell Hedges (1991-02-14)14 February 1991 (aged 21) 1.76 m 19 23 Australia Harbourside
15 RW Daniel Kelly (1988-05-07)7 May 1988 (aged 24) 1.76 m 34 65 Denmark KFUMs Boldklub
16 GK Boris Jovanović (1986-04-28)28 April 1986 (aged 26) 1.94 m 7 0 Norway Ankenes HK
17 RB Tim Anderson (1991-08-17)17 August 1991 (aged 21) 1.92 m 9 7 Australia Hills HC
18 P Jay Abiera (1989-05-11)11 May 1989 (aged 23) 1.88 m 4 2 Australia St. Kilda HC
21 LB Ognjen Matic (1989-08-21)21 August 1989 (aged 23) 1.97 m 31 44 Australia Univ. of Sydney
31 LB Nemanja Subotic (1983-04-05)5 April 1983 (aged 29) 1.94 m 34 57 Serbia RK BASK

IHF World Championship record[edit]

Year Position
Egypt 1999 24th
Portugal 2003 21st
Tunisia 2005 24th
Germany 2007 24th
Croatia 2009 24th
Sweden 2011 24th
Spain 2013 24th
Total 7/23

Oceania Nations Cup record[edit]

Year Position
Australia 2004 1st
Australia 2006 1st
New Zealand 2008 2nd
New Zealand 2010 1st
Australia 2012 1st
Total 5/5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AHF - Beach Handball". Australian Handball Federation. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 

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