SolidSport aims for world record with Partille Cup

A big cooporation with an even bigger goal.
SolidSport and Partille Cup aims for a world record when 2500 of 5000 games will be live broadcasted during this years tournament.
- We see a big potential in livestreaming and looking forward to take on this challenge, says Fredrik Lundgren sales- and marketing officer for worlds biggest handball youth tournament.
- We love challenges and Partille Cup gives us the oppertunity to stretch the boundaries ones again, says Tobias Thalbäck, CEO at SolidSport.

The world's largest handball cup turns 50 years, and in 2019 it is bigger than ever.

1,400 teams from all over the world will arrive in Gothenburg in July to enjoy the sport, the drama and the emotions that the Partille Cup offers.

Many of the superstars of today know exactly what the youngsters will experience and here you can read their tribute to Partille Cup.

SolidSport will live broadcast the event and you can watch all the action right here.

Partille Cup is one of the most important ambassadors for the handball world.

The spectacular Ljubomir Vranjes was an important part of coach Bengt Johansson's successful national team, who competed for EM, World Cup, and Olympic titles in all tournaments during the 1990s and 2000s.

After his playing career, Vranjes has developed into one of the world's best coaches and has, among other things, won the Champions League with SG Flensburg-Handewitt, and been elected Coach of the Year by the International Handball Federation (IHF).

But long before that, Vranjes participated in Partille Cup, and the memories are preserved.

"Partille Cup is one of the most important ambassadors for the handball world.I myself have played it a number of times, but it is not the results that appear among the memories, rather the warm atmosphere, the laughter and the meetings with people from all over the world”, says Ljubomir Vranjes.

Nora Mørk is the Norwegian national stand out for Norway, she is also a world champion and plays for the Romanian super club CSM Bucuresti.

Mørk can also long back to those years when she played Partille Cup as a teenager.

"I have been to Partille Cup twice, I think it is a perfect tournament for young handball players. I look back on my trips to Gothenburg and Partille Cup with pleasure.The matches are played outdoors which makes it extra fun", says Mørk.

Uwe Gensheimer has been elected Germany's best handball player on four occasions and today plays in French power house Paris S:t Germain.

He believes that Partille Cup today plays an important role in the development of handball worldwide.

"The organization behind Partille Cup does a fantastic job. High-quality handball mixed with cross-border relationships alongside the handball pitch. Handball is a fantastic family where everyone shows respect to each other. Partille Cup is an important part of handball development in the world. "

(Quotes are from Partille Cups official web site www.partillecup.com)

Mathias Lühr

mluhr@solidsport.com