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Date: 6/21/2016
 

After the Pan American Championship has come to an end on 20 June 2016, all nations participating in the World Championship have been determined, except for one Wild Card decided by the IHF Council today. This Wild Card was awarded to Norway.

 


In January 2017, all eyes will be on France when they stage the 25th edition of the Men’s World Championship. The draw for the event, which will also be broadcasted via live stream, takes place on 23 June, at 14:00 in the city hall of Paris and will be conducted by Per Bertelsen, Caretaker Chairman of the IHF Commission of Organizing and Competitions.

 


The 24 teams will be drawn into four groups of six (Groups A-D), starting with pot 6 (see below) and working it up to pot 2. The hosts (pot 1) have the right to choose the group. After that, the remaining teams in pot 1 are drawn to groups A-D.

 

 


Pot 1: FRA, GER, QAT, ESP

 

Pot 2: CRO, SLO, DEN, POL

 

Pot 3: SWE, RUS, BLR, MKD

 

Pot 4: HUN, ISL, BRA, EYG

 

Pot 5: TUN, CHI, BRN, JPN

 

Pot 6: ARG, ANG, KSA, NOR

 

 


For more information about the draw and the 2017 Men’s World Championship, visit www.francehandball2017.com and follow us on www.ihf.infoFacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube and Google+.

 

 

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