Spain ruin Croatia’s party to finally win first European gold

With an unbelievable 3-0 finish in the last four minutes, Spain stunned the hosts Croatia to clinch its first-ever European title and book its spot at the Olympics. Croatia dominated most of the match, but failed to score in the last eight minutes while two breath-taking action goals, especially the winning backhander, from Alvaro Granados, […]

Hosts Croatia to fight Spain in Zagreb for European gold

It will end how it started, Croatia and Spain will meet again in the final in Zagreb after their thrilling opener in Dubrovnik (won by Croatia in a shootout). The host Croats maintained the home sides’ streak to reach the final in the sixth consecutive edition since 2014 as they could fend off the young […]

Split reloaded: Croatia, Hungary, Italy and Spain make the semis

Hungary Jr’s miracle run continues as they ousted Serbia with a shootout win in the quarters. Spain soon joined them after a comfortable cruise against Romania, and Croatia also beat Greece with unexpected ease, thanks to a tremendous 8-0 run in the second half. Italy forced the decision even earlier against Montenegro, with a 5-0 […]

Title holders Spain set up epic final with world champions and hosts Netherlands

The 2024 European Championship final will be a repeat of the 2023 World Championships gold medal game after Spain and the Netherlands got the better of Greece and Italy respectively in Thursday’s semifinals. The Netherlands triumphed on penalties in Fukuoka to be crowned champions of the world, and will be hoping a loud and noisy […]

Serbia gets revenge on France, Montenegro power past Germany

Serbia took a noble revenge for the stunning loss in Split 2022 and beat France with a brilliant second-half performance on the first day of the crossovers. This secured them a spot in the quarters and also a place in the top division for 2026. Montenegro followed their ‘brothers’ with an easy victory over Germany. […]

World champions Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Greece to fight for the medals

Italy beat Hungary in a thrilling and entertaining encounter to reach the semifinals of the European Championships in Eindhoven. Joining the Italians in the medal round – which will be contested by the same final four as in Split – are world champions and hosts Netherlands, title holders Spain and Greece, who all sailed through […]

Hungary Jr. blasts Italy, wins group, Spain on top in Dubrovnik

Hungary, rather Hungary Jr., caused the upset of the event so far by handing Italy a five-goal beating, which also rocketed the young team to the first place in Zagreb. Spain finished strong to down France and also clinched the first place in Dubrovnik as Croatia could only bag one point after their thriller with […]

Malta snatches incredible win over Israel

This is what the two-division format has been created for: in the ‘lower house’ teams can play real thrillers like Malta and Israel did in Zagreb. The Maltese, surviving a 4-minute ejection and down by four in the third, produced a miraculous comeback in the emotion-filled match. Serbia did another clean job by beating Germany, […]

Great Britain and Serbia top groups after perfect starts

Great Britain and Serbia both made it three wins from three to top their respective groups and maintain their 100% records ahead of Monday’s crossovers at the European Championships in Eindhoven. Group C: Romania 9-7 Türkiye, Serbia 15-4 CzechiaStandings: 1. Serbia 9pts, 2. Czechia 6pts, Romania 3pts, 4. Türkiye 0Group D: Slovakia 23-8 Bulgaria, Germany […]