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Men’s Handball World Championship 2023

The road to the gold starts in Gothenburg.

On 11–29 January 2023, The 28th Men’s World Handball Championship 2023 will be held in Sweden and Poland. The Swedish national team will play their preliminary and main rounds at Scandinavium Arena, Gothenburg.

A championship on home grounds creates magical, unforgettable moments for both the players and the audience. Secure your spot in the stands and get the chance to experience world class handball.

The final weekend will take place at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. Other hosting cities are Malmö, Kristianstad and Jönköping.

Schedule matches in Sweden

  • Gothenburg Scandinavium Group C (Sweden) + main round group 2.
  • Malmö, Malmö Arena Group H (Denmark) + main round group 4.
  • Kristianstad, Kristianstad Arena Group G.
  • Jönköping Husqvarna Garden Group D.
  • Stockholm Tele2Arena Quarter finals + semi final + placement games + final.

Qualifying games

Sweden and Poland (hosting countries) as well as Denmark (World Champions) are automatically qualified, while the remaining 29 teams have to qualify in order to participate. The qualifying games begin in January of 2022 and finish in time for the draw, taking place on the 2nd of July 2022. 2023