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27 JAN 99: 50th ANNIVERSARY: World Selection Team in Yugoslavia and Slovenia

The men's world selection team, which will be nominated by the International Handball Federation, will play against Yugoslavia and Slovenia in December. The applications for the jubilee matches have been submitted by the two federations on the occasion of their 50th anniversaries. During the meeting held in Vienna the IHF Council decided to approve the applications.
The selection of the players and nomination of the trainers will be made by the Commission of Coaching and Methods, chaired by President Dr. Hassan Mustafa (Egypt). The definite match dates remain to be coordinated with the two member federations hosting the events.
To date the world selection team (men) has played on the following occasions:

11.08.1968 Karvina TCH 24:21 (13:6) 7000 spect.
13.10.1974 Ljubljana YUG 20:20 (10:14) 3500
01.11.1975 Dortmund FRG 25:21 (12:12) 4000
13.06.1978 Kiew URS 18:23 (5:12) 6000
23.11.1980 Dortmund VfL Gummersbach 20:21 (12:13) 12000
26.11.1980 Göteborg SWE 28:24 (15:12) 3500
20.04.1985 Kopenhagen DEN 26:23 (11:13) 3500
08.07.1989 Lissabon POR 29:26 (13:11) 1400
08.01.1991 Stockholm Scandinavia 31:26 (19:12) 4800
09.01.1991 Oslo Scandinavia 30:27 (15:13) 7500
14.12.1992 Paris FRA 32:31 (16:15) 4800
16.12.1992 Saarbrücken GER 23:23 (12:12) 2300
21.12.1994 Cairo EGY 26:24 (16:12) 15600
23.07.1995 St Denis/La Réunion FRA 36:31 (19:16) 6500
25.07.1995 St Denis/La Réunion FRA 31:31 (13:15) 6500
03.08.1997 Odense DEN 29:26 (17:13) 1800