Portugal national handball team

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Portugal
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Information
Association Portuguese Handball Federation
Coach Rolando Freitas
Most caps Carlos Resende (250)
Most goals Carlos Resende (1444)
Colours
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Home
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Away
Results
World Championship
Appearances 3 (First in 1997)
Best result 12th, 2003
European Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1994)
Best result 7th, 2000
Last updated on Unknown.

The Portugal national handball team is the national handball team of Portugal. It is governed by the Portuguese Handball Federation and takes part in international team handball competitions. The Portuguese squad achieved minor results at international level, but has qualified three times for the World Men's Handball Championship, and reached the 12th place in the 2003 edition, when they hosted the competition.

Results[edit]

World Championship[edit]

World Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Nazi Germany 1938 Did not qualify
Sweden 1954
East Germany 1958
West Germany 1961
Czechoslovakia 1964
Sweden 1967
France 1970
East Germany 1974
Denmark 1978
West Germany 1982
Switzerland 1986
Czechoslovakia 1990
Sweden 1993
Iceland 1995
Japan 1997 Preliminary round 19 5 1 0 4 119 123
Egypt 1999 Did not qualify
France 2001 Round of 16 16 6 2 0 4 140 145
Portugal 2003 Second round 12 7 4 0 3 219 182
Tunisia 2005 Did not qualify
Germany 2007
Croatia 2009
Sweden 2011
Spain 2013
Qatar 2015
Total 3/24 - 18 7 0 11 478 450

European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Portugal 1994 Preliminary round 12 5 0 0 5 96 116
Spain 1996 Did not qualify
Italy 1998
Croatia 2000 Preliminary round 7 5 2 0 3 123 133
Sweden 2002 Second round 9 6 2 0 4 181 204
Slovenia 2004 Preliminary round 14 3 0 1 2 91 101
Switzerland 2006 Preliminary round 15 3 0 0 3 80 96
Norway 2008 Did not qualify
Austria 2010
Serbia 2012
Denmark 2014
Poland 2016
Total 5/12 22 4 1 17 571 650
* Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.

Squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship European qualification.

Head coach: Rolando Freitas

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Hugo Figueira (1979-04-10) 10 April 1979 (age 38) 1.90 m 152 1 Benfica
2 LB Fábio Antunes (1988-10-20) 20 October 1988 (age 28) 1.90 m ABC Braga
5 CB Rui Silva (1993-04-28) 28 April 1993 (age 24) 1.86 m Porto
7 CB Tiago Pereira (1989-06-08) 8 June 1989 (age 27) 1.87 m Benfica
9 LW Pedro Solha (1981-11-22) 22 November 1981 (age 35) 1.84 m Sporting
10 RB Cláudio Pedroso (1986-03-14) 14 March 1986 (age 31) 1.98 m Madeira SAD
12 GK Ricardo Candeias (1980-05-29) 29 May 1980 (age 36) 1.86 m Pontault
14 P Joao Antunes (1988-02-26) 26 February 1988 (age 29) 1.96 m Sporting
15 P José Costa (1984-03-23) 23 March 1984 (age 33) 1.90 m Montpellier
16 GK Hugo Laurentino (1984-07-22) 22 July 1984 (age 32) 1.88 m Porto
17 CB Carlos Carneiro (1982-03-03) 3 March 1982 (age 35) 1.85 m Sporting
18 LW Dário Andrade (1981-02-15) 15 February 1981 (age 36) 1.76 m Benfica
19 CB Ricardo Moreira (1982-04-22) 22 April 1982 (age 35) 1.85 m Porto
20 LB Fábio Magalhaes (1988-03-12) 12 March 1988 (age 29) 1.94 m Sporting
22 RB Joao Ferraz (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 (age 27) 1.96 m Wetzlar
23 CB Wilson Davyes (1989-07-09) 9 July 1989 (age 27) 1.92 m Nantes
24 LB Gilberto Duarte (1990-07-06) 6 July 1990 (age 26) 1.95 m Porto
25 P Tiago Rocha (1985-10-17) 17 October 1985 (age 31) 1.95 m Wisla Plock
27 LB Nuno Roque (1987-03-22) 22 March 1987 (age 30) 1.90 m Porto
28 LW Ricardo Pesqueira (1991-12-27) 27 December 1991 (age 25) 1.98 m Porto
30 RW Pedro Portela (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 27) 1.85 m Sporting
31 RW Pedro Spinola (1983-08-20) 20 August 1983 (age 33) 1.87 m Sporting
32 RB Bruno Moreira (1984-08-20) 20 August 1984 (age 32) 1.89 m Sporting

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