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2015 IHF Emerging Nations Championship

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Host country  Kosovo
Fourth place  Uruguay
Dates  20 Jun 2015 – 26 Jun 2015
Third place  Kosovo
Runner-up  Latvia
Best player  Tróndur Kragesteen
Teams  16
Venues  2
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Champions  Faroe Islands (1st title)
Top scorer(s)  Svetlin Dimitrov (64 goals)
Champion  Faroe Islands national handball team

The 2015 IHF Emerging Nations Championship was the first edition of the IHF Emerging Nations Championship, organised by the International Handball Federation (IHF). The tournament was held in Pristina and Gjakova, Kosovo, from 20 to 26 June.

Contents

A total of 16 nations played in the tournament: several European teams that did not qualify to the 2014 European Men's Handball Championship, plus Australia, Cameroon, China and Uruguay.

Preliminary round

The top two teams from each group advanced to the knockout stage.

Tie-breaking criteria

For the group stage of this tournament, where two or more teams in a group tied on an equal number of points, the finishing positions will be determined by the following tie-breaking criteria in the following order:

  1. number of points obtained in the matches among the teams in question
  2. goal difference in the matches among the teams in question
  3. number of goals scored in the matches among the teams in question (if more than two teams finish equal on points)
  4. goal difference in all the group matches
  5. number of goals scored in all the group matches
  6. drawing of lots

Awards

  • MVP: Tróndur Kragesteen
  • Goalkeeper: Isaac Junior Fonsho
  • Left Wing: Rosing Rasmussen
  • Right Wing: Karl Roosna
  • Center: Kreshnik Krasniqi
  • Left Back: Raimonds Trifanovs
  • Right Back: Áki Egilsnes
  • Pivot: Jupa Kastriot
  • Top Goal Scorer: Svetlin Dimitrov
  • Media coverage

    RTV21 streams all Kosovo matches and both final and 3rd place matches.

    References

    2015 IHF Emerging Nations Championship Wikipedia


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