Referees for the Men's Junior (U21) World Championship announced

08 May. 2023

Referees for the Men's Junior (U21) World Championship announced

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has announced the list of referees for the 2023 IHF Men’s Junior (U21) World Championship, which will be staged from 20 June to 2 July in Germany and Greece.

According to the updated Regulations for International and Continental Referees and Regulations for Official IHF Referee Courses, the IHF Playing Rules and Referees Commission has nominated four continental referee couples to officiate in the event. 

Following the IHF Council decision of 4 March 2022, the 2023 IHF Men’s Junior (U21) World Championship in Germany and Greece will serve as official IHF Referee assessment for these continental couples.
 
The 22 referee couples nominated for the event are as follows:

IHF Referees

ALG – BELKHIRI Youcef / HAMIDI Sidali
AUT – BOLIC Denis / HURICH Christoph
BIH – KONJICANIN Dino / KONJICANIN Amar
BRA – MAGALHAES Daniel / GODOY Henrique
BUL – DOYCHINOV Georgi / GORETSOV Yulian
CRO – MIKELIC Ante / PARADINA Petar
FRA – GASMI Raouf / GASMI Karim
GER – HANNES Christian / HANNES David
HUN – BIRO Adam / KISS Oliver
IRI – GHEISARIAN Amir / GHEISARIAN Ahmad
MKD – BOZHINOVSKI Danielo / NACHEVSKI Viktor
MNE – MITROVIC Novica / VESOVIC Miljan
NOR – BRASETH Eskil / SUNDET Leif Andre
OMA – AL WAHIBI Khamis / AL-SHAHI Omer
ROU – LOVIN Cristina / STANCU Simona
SRB – SEKULIC Marko / JOVANDIC Vladimir
SVK – BUDZAK Andrej / ZAHRADNIK Michal
URU – SOSA Mathias / LEMES Cristian

Continental Referees (IHF Candidates)

CHN – XU Xiang / LIU Yu
EGY – MAHMOUD Hamdy Nasser Hamdy / ELBELTAGY Mahmoud
FRA – PICARD Titouan / VAUCHEZ Pierre
ROU – PIRVU Mihai / POTIRNICHE Radu