Greece national handball team

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The Greece national handball team is the national handball team of Greece and is controlled by the Greek Handball Association.

Greece has long tradition in handball. First of all, Greece made it to the handball 2006 World Cup and 2004 Olympics where they beat Brazil, Korea and won a hard match against Egypt. They lost to Croatia but Croatia was an Olympic Champion of 2004 and a powerful handball team which had difficulty beating Greece. In the World Cup Greece took 6th place.

Current squad[edit]

The Greece international squad at the 2013 World Championship Qualification

Position No. Player Date of birth Club
GK
12
Evangelos Koulouris (1985-07-31) 31 July 1985 (age 28) AEK Athens H.C.
GK
1
Konstantinos Tsilimparis (1979-07-31) 31 July 1979 (age 34) European University Cyprus
GK Georgios Georgiadis (1983-06-01) 1 June 1983 (age 31) A.C. Doukas
LW
20
Vyron Papadopoulous (1986-02-22) 22 February 1986 (age 28) HC Empor Rostock
LW
7
Georgios Zaravinas (1976-06-13) 13 June 1976 (age 38) AC Diomidis Argous
RW
8
Nikolaos Samaras (1978-08-05) 5 August 1978 (age 35) AC Diomidis Argous
CB
4
Dimitrios Tzimourtos (1981-02-10) 10 February 1981 (age 33) Eintracht Hildesheim
CB
5
Georgios Mastorogiannis (1981-08-30) 30 August 1981 (age 32) AC Diomidis Argous
CB
3
Theodoros Megaloikonomu (1983-08-18) 18 August 1983 (age 30) AC Diomidis Argous
CB
25
Theodoros Petridis (1986-06-16) 16 June 1986 (age 28) A.C. PAOK
CB Raqi Marango (1983-01-01) 1 January 1983 (age 31) AC Diomidis Argous
LB
14
Theodoros Evangelidis (1987-07-09) 9 July 1987 (age 27) HF Springe
LB
9
Spyridon Balomenos (1979-02-28) 28 February 1979 (age 35) AEK Athens H.C.
RB
6
Nikolaos Riganas (1984-01-28) 28 January 1984 (age 30) HCM Constanţa
RB
19
Alexandros Alvanos (1980-04-09) 9 April 1980 (age 34) AEK Athens H.C.
P Georgios Chalkidis (1977-05-13) 13 May 1977 (age 37) Wacker Thun
P Charalampos Mallios (1987-08-06) 6 August 1987 (age 26) AC Diomidis Argous