The Croatian Cowboys did the bare minimum in the preliminary round of the 2021 World Handball Championships. After a 29-29 draw against Japan to open the tournament, Croatia beat Angola by eight goals after a tight first half and defeated Qatar 26-24 Tuesday night in Egypt to carry three points to the next stage : the Main Round. It doesn't help … [Read more...] about Cowboys Need To Turn It On Going Into Main Round Group Play
The Croatian Cowboys begin their 2021 World Handball Championship campaign Friday against Japan. Croatia should cruise through preliminary group play, having to play Angola and Qatar as well. The tournament is being hosted by Egypt. With the success of the Croatian women taking third place at the 2020 Euros in December, it's now the boys' turn to show up and hit the podium. … [Read more...] about Croatian Cowboys Come Back From 4-Goal 2nd Half Deficit To Tie Japan
The French do it to Croatia...AGAIN. Can we beat them in anything? After a miracle run, Croatia will play Denmark in the bronze medal match Sunday (930AM ET) at the 2020 Women's EURO Handball championships. They came out flat against France on Friday in the semifinal; only scoring five goals in the first half and having to overcome a 10-goal deficit after halftime. … [Read more...] about France Too Strong: Croatia Lose 30-19 In Semifinal, Will Play Denmark For Bronze Sunday
The Croatian women's handball team are on the brink of history. After winning their first four games of the Euro 2020 handball tournament before losing 36-25 to a very good Norway team on Saturday, they can book their first ever semifinal berth with a draw against Germany Tuesday at 12:15PM (ET). The match can be streamed at EHFtv. Germany lost to the Netherlands on … [Read more...] about Croatian Cowgirls Make History! Will Play France In Handball Semis!
The Croatian Cowboys had too many chances to lift their first European crown. They were up three goals in the first half but never pulled away. Croatia were then down four goals early in the 2nd half but managed to tie the game up late. They were down one with a minute left but Karačić was called for traveling, which guaranteed the title for Spain. Two things I still … [Read more...] about Croatia Fall Short To Spain In 2020 Euro Handball Final
Croatia won a thrilling double overtime Euro semifinal against Norway Friday night in Stockholm to set up a rematch with Spain Sunday in the gold medal match! I know this website doesn't have a thick handball fanbase, but let me tell you, it's so much fun to watch! Especially when Croatia is playing well. The crowd didn't stop chanting from the opening … [Read more...] about Croatia Wins Double Overtime Thriller vs. Norway, Will Play For Euro Handball Title!
In standard Croatian fashion, the cardiac kings game back from a 5-goal deficit in the second half against mighty Spain to tie the game up with less than five minutes to go. Although both teams were already slated to play in the semifinals, this game would determine first and second in the Main Group and who they would play in the final four. A draw would keep Spain top of the … [Read more...] about Cowboys Hit Post With Last Shot To Draw Spain, Will Play Norway In Semis Friday
Croatia's handball team won a true barn-burner of a match Saturday night against Germany; scraping by 25-24 to book a semifinal berth. Down five goals in the second half, the 'Croatian Cowboys' rallied back in Vienna despite things not going their way in the goal post department. Igor Karačić led Croatia with seven goals tonight and goalie Marin Šego made an … [Read more...] about Croatian Cowboys Punch Ticket To Euro 2020 Semis
Croatia got through the preliminary round of Euro 2020 Handball with ease. They defeated Montenegro, Belarus, and Serbia by an average of 5.5 goals. Now the real tournament starts in Vienna where Croatia will open up the Main Round Thursday at 12:15PM (ET) against co-hosts Austria. A victory over the Austrians will see the Croatian handball team get one foot in the door on … [Read more...] about Croatian Cowboys Down Austria In Vienna 27-23 To Control Semifinal Destiny