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Macedonia national handball team

Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname Црвено-Жолти (The Red-Yellows)
Association Macedonian Handball Federation
Coach Ivica Obrvan
Most caps Stevče Aluševski (243)
Most goals Kiril Lazarov (1050)
World Championship
Appearances 4 (first in 1999)
Best result 11th 2009
European Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 1998)
Best result 5th 2012
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The Macedonia national handball team is the national handball team of the Republic of Macedonia. The team is run by the Macedonian Handball Federation, the governing body of handball in Macedonia. It was founded in 1992 and joined the International Handball Federation in 1993. Prior to that, Macedonia was part of the Yugoslavia national handball team. Its current head coach is Ivica Obrvan and the team's captain is Kiril Lazarov.


Olympics Record

As part of SFR Yugoslavia

  • 1936 – did not participate
  • 1972Champion
  • 1976 – 5th place
  • 1980 – 6th place
  • 1984Champion
  • 19883rd place

As Republic of Macedonia

Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Year Position Pld W L
Sweden 2012 4th in IHF Qualification Tournament #2 3 0 3

World Championships

As part of SFR Yugoslavia

  • 1938 – did not participate
  • 1954 – did not participate
  • 1958 – 8th place
  • 1961 – 9th place
  • 1964 – 6th place
  • 1967 – 7th place
  • 19703rd place
  • 19743rd place
  • 1978 – 5th place
  • 19822nd place
  • 1986Champion
  • 1990 – 4th place
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
Sweden 1993 Did not qualify
Iceland 1995
Japan 1997
Egypt 1999 Preliminary round 18th 5 1 0 4 122 149 −27
France 2001 Did not qualify
Portugal 2003
Tunisia 2005
Germany 2007
Croatia 2009 Main Round 11th 11 5 0 6 309 322 −13
Sweden 2011 Did not qualify
Spain 2013 Round of 16 14th 6 2 1 3 165 171 −6
Qatar 2015 Qualified
Total 4/12 0 Titles 22 8 1 13 596 542 −46
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