Handball is a game similar to fives,in which the ball is hit with the hand in a walled court.At first,handball is not as popular as football or basketball but today,handball is almost being played in every country in the world.Almost every country have a league of handball.Also,lots of international handball tournaments have been organized for years.
Today,European countries are regarded as the best teams at Handball , such as Norway,France,Sweden
The last world championship were organized in 2017.At the finale,France and Norway competed each other.France claimed a record-extending sixth world handball title by beating Norway 33-26 in a tense final on Sunday as their solid defence helped grind down their opponents.France, coached by their ex-player Didier Dinart, have won eight of the 10 major championships since 2008, having only failed at the 2013 worlds where they were knocked out in the last eight and the 2016 Olympics where they lost in the final.
Handball is also a popular sport in Turkey as well.The teams called “3 Büyükler” have a handball team and they have competed in a organized league for years.Currently,It seems that Beşiktaş Mogaz HT is the leader and it is followed by B.B Ankara Spor.The Turkish league has 13 teams and there is a competitive league this year which still continues.
Turkish National Handball team is competing at 2019 Men World Championship Eliminations.They are at the 3rd place with 2 win,1 lose and 1 draw and 5 points.
Handball is getting more and more popular in the world,especially in the Europe.In the next years,we might see more competitions which may be organized different countries.