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The HANDBALL DAYS 2020 and the NATIONS-CUP 2020 in Lübeck will be held due to Corona cancelled. 500 youth handball teams and several national teams (U19/U17) from many countries were affected.
The Handball Days, one of the biggest youth handball tournaments in the world, has been held for 25 years.
was successfully held in Lübeck. Also this year more than 400 youth teams from many countries have been promised their participation.
The tournament is normally held at many locations throughout the Hanseatic City of Lübeck is carried out. As a special highlight, several international handball tournaments will also be held.
National teams (U19 + U17 f/m) will be competing in the Nationscup in the Hansa Hall.
Traditionally the Handball Days start every year with a big handball parade of all teams through the old town of Lübeck. "It is very impressive when thousands of handball players from all over the world start their club colours at the Holstentor, the city's landmark," says Marcus Sievers.
He and 150 other handball enthusiasts have been organizing the tournament for the MTV Lübeck e.V.
Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck - Jan Lindenau: "The HANDBALL DAYS are a unique event that traditionally has a fixed place in the calendar of events of our Hanseatic city. The competition, the international character and the great voluntary commitment in the organization and implementation make the tournament an absolute flagship Lübecks. As patron of the HANDBALL DAYS I regret the cancellation for this year due to the current situation, but I am now looking forward all the more to the tournament in June 2021!
The tournament is accompanied by a supporting programme with fireworks, live stage, handball party and many sports activities.
The next starting date is now 17th to 20th of June 2021.
Further information can be found at: www.handballdays.de
Contact: Handball Days, Orga-Team - Andreas Jansen - Tel. 01522/9311702, EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Like in the past years a Nations Cup of Youth-A National Teams will be played in parallel to the "Luebecker Handballtage" Tournament (plus Füchse Berlin, runner-up).
The Handball-Days are a great spectacle : more than 5000 Teenagers from 380 Teams and 12 different Nations play to win at the second largest Handball Tournament of the world.