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Represent your nation

Now it is about 9 weeks left until Partille Cup opens up for all handball loving people of the world. Once the tournament has started it is time to celebrate this by throwing you all a fantastic party. We are looking for teams who will candidate to represent their nation on the Opening Festival Ceremony.

Tuesday July 4 it is time to kick start our Opening Festival Ceremony. Of course we will take the opportunity to cherish all the fantastic participating countries and that is where your team comes in. Together with the teams and the audience and a twist of vibrant music, shaking dancers we will create an amazing atmosphere.

See this as an unique opportunity to display your regions culture, this is a great marketing opportunity to show what your country or region has to offer in terms of culture.


We want you to be creative and email us what you are planning to present.
Please send us your application to: [email protected] before Monday, May 22.

Many of you have already applied for the memorable task, but we want every team to have the opportunity to apply. From all the candidates we will select the ones that will have the honor to walk the catwalk on the nations parade. The selected teams will be informed by email on Monday, May 29.

Welcome to apply!

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Team Sportia new partner

From today Team Sportia is a new partner to Partille Cup – World of Handball. The agreement runs for three years, until 2019. Team Sportia will among other things be responsible for all the merchandise associated with the event.

The world’s largest handball event for young people combined with Team Sportia, one of Sweden’s leading sports chains, will together create an even stronger event. Team Sportia will offer, not only for all the handball lovers, but also for all the visitors to the city of Gothenburg amazing products at the shop at Heden Center.

– We are very pleased and proud to announce Team Sportia as a new partner, says Fredrik Andersson, General Secretary of Partille Cup. Team Sportia, like us, have had a strong tailwind during the last recent years. Above all the shops in Gothenburg. Our common passion for sports and to have customers in focus makes me confident that our brands match each other in many ways, says Fredrik.

Håkan Tidstrand runs with his family the Team Sportia stores in Gothenburg and will be focusing on giving the visitors the best experience of the sport chain.

– It is very fun to work with Partille Cup and be able to reach the wide handball audience. Being a part of Partille Cup is an honour for us and to support children and young people is close to our heart. It is an exciting challenge and we look forward to meet all the people from all over the world, says Håkan.

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New additions to Training Camp

For this year’s camp, we decided to offer the goalkeepers specialized training. The goalkeeper is one of the most important positions in handball and therefore, we want to give them some extra training, motivation and inspiration to take their game to next level.

For one hour, you could have the chance to practice with an experienced goalkeeping-coach. We will mix goalkeepers from all teams in the same age, so everyone can learn together and share experiences.

If this sounds interesting, please send a mail to [email protected] with the number of goalkeepers you want to register and their age. 

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Summary 2016

The weekend before Partille Cup, we had teams representing USA, Zimbabwe, Chile, Brazil and Peru in our Training Camp. Experienced coaches from the Swedish Handball Federation and the local team IK Sävehof trained the teams. The players got new skills, tried new exercises and went on to play really well in the tournament the following week.

The first teams arrived on Thursday and started the weekend with practice, which continued on Friday. On Saturday we had friendly games at Ugglums skolan and in the end of the day we had a nice BBQ. Our last day of practice, was also the last day for the instructors and teams together, before the big tournament, Partille Cup began.

For the coaches we gave them the opportunity to visit Partille Cup’s head office and listen to the coach, Martin Fredlund. He spoke about how we develop handball players in Sweden, it was a successful event and the coaches got answers to their questions. During this time, they could also share experiences with each other.


We are so happy that you enjoyed Training Camp and we hope to see you again in 2017!

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