28th IHF Men's World Championship

11 Jan. - 29 Jan. Poland, Sweden

In 2023, 32 teams will meet in Poland and Sweden from 11 to 29 January to vie for the title of world champions at the 28th IHF Men's World Championship.

(Last update: 11 January 2022)

Hosts: Poland (POL), Sweden (SWE)

Reigning world champions: Denmark (DEN)

Africa: tbd

Asia: tbd

Europe: tbd

North America and the Caribbean: tbd

South and Central America: tbd


Africa: 25th Men’s Seniors Africa Nations Cup, 22 June - 2 July 2022 | MAR

Asia & Oceania: 20th AHF Men's Asian Championship, 18-31 January 2022 | KSA 

Europe: Men's EHF EURO 2022, 13-30 January 2022 | HUN/SVK + Qualification Europe

South & Central America: 2022 South and Central American Men's Championship, 25-29 January 2022 | BRA


The event will be staged in nine venues, with Katowice, Krakow, Plock and Gdansk hosting the event in Poland and Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, Jonkoping and Kristianstad welcoming the World Championship in Sweden. 


The draw for the 28th IHF Women's World Championship will be held in Katowice, Poland on 2 July 2022.


The ticket sale for matches in Sweden has already started, while the ticket sale for Poland will begin in March.

Everyone interested in purchasing tickets can find more information on the official event website


The preliminary round of the event will be staged from 11 to 17 January, followed by the main round, which will be played from 18 to 23 January. 

The President's Cup and placement matches are scheduled from 18 to 25 January. 

The knockout phase will start on 25 January with the quarter-finals. The semi-finals will be played on 27 January and bronze-medal match as well as the final will be staged on 29 January. 

Match Schedule of the 2023 IHF Men's World Championship

More information can be found on the official event website


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