November 16, 2022

Marta Bon: “While men were always called “experts”, “analysts”, I was just Marta Bon”

No path to success is easy. Especially if you are woman in so called men’s world. Thanks to the strong women who are fighting against reducing values and neglecting, the women’s future (in sport) is brighter than ever. “We women must believe in ourselves and follow our qualities” says one […]
October 11, 2022

International referees’ day – Maike Merz and Tanja Kuttler

“Women should take the opportunity that they have nowadays, to do this very challenging and great job. The more female referees we have, the less we are standing out and it will be easier for all of us.” While almost everything has its own day to celebrate in the year, […]
October 10, 2022

Maida Arslanagic: ”I am coming from a handball family, but handball wasn’t the first sport that I played!”

From a young age, she simply saw herself in the sports world. Maida Arslanagic is a well-known handball player who spent her career playing for numerous clubs and the Croatian national team. But, did you know that handball was not her first choice? Or that she started a handball school […]
June 8, 2022

OFF THE COURT TALKS Total Movement: „We combine a high level of science and practical application in physical performance training and everything it encompasses.“

      In the world of the physical preparation of athletes, two names stand out. Tanja Sarenac and Maja Ivanovic, sports scientists and former athletes, who work together for the past 24 years have co-founded Total Movement, a company focused on performance coaching. Tanja and Maja, colleagues from the […]
May 9, 2022

OFF THE COURT TALKS – Karlo Sporer: “Physiotheraphy is an interesting job that brings a lot of great things”

      The next guest of our ‘’Off the court talks’’ is Karlo Sporer, a physiotherapist who is working in the handball and taekwondo world. Besides, talking about his sports studio, experience with the national team, and work with professional athletes from various sports disciplines, he also emphasized the […]
April 14, 2022

OFF THE COURT TALKS – Dimitar Manevski: ”It was love at first sight and it simply won me over”

      In the latest in our ”Off the court talks” we welcomed Dimitar Manevski who has been doing his job as a physiotherapist for more than 15 years. He instantly fell in love with physiotherapy and now he is an expert in Kinesiotherapy. From football clubs in North […]
April 13, 2022

Youth Movement Power promoting inclusivity and developing sports equality among children

Youth Movement Power project, whose ambassadors are Mateo Kovacic, Croatian football player currently playing for Chelsea, Slavko Goluza and Mirza Dzomba, former handball players and Olympic gold medallists, is scheduled from 13 to 16 April 2022 in famous Croatian region Istria. Let us introduce this international sports and education program […]
April 11, 2022

Handball beyond traditional European perspective

Handball. One of the oldest sports played with a ball in the world. Handball is a team sport played by seven players for 60 minutes. For the longest time sports experts claimed that handball is seen as a European sport because only Europan teams played a major role on the […]
March 11, 2022

OFF THE COURT TALKS – Makedonka Siljanoska: “This is a profession you need to love!”

      In the latest interview in the series “OFF THE COURT TALKS” we welcomed Makedonka Siljanoska who has been working as a physiotherapist for 18 years. She began her career at a surgery clinic, and now is working as a physiotherapist in HC Vardar 1961. Besides talking about […]
March 7, 2022

IWD | Anja Althaus: “Never be afraid of challenges. The challenges are the fun part.”

Last but not least in our IWD series is one true handball star. She inherited her love for handball from her mom and her aunts with whom she played at the beginning of her career. In her magnificent career, she played in top clubs. She played 243 matches for the […]
March 6, 2022

IWD | Diana Veljanovska: ”After watching Balic and Metlicic, handball simply became a sport I can watch anytime!”

The next guest in our campaign dedicated to all the women in the handball world is a handball fan and physiotherapist – Diana Veljanovska. Diana is a young woman currently working as a physiotherapy intern in one clinic in Croatian city Opatija. She also works as a physiotherapist on kids’ […]
March 5, 2022

IWD | Biljana Crvenkoska: ‘’When you raise the trophy you feel as if the world is yours!”

Do you know that our next guest, in the IWD series of interviews, is the first female assistant coach in the history of the SEHA League and the EHF Champions League who won those two competitions with Vardar 1961 in the same year? We proudly present you the star of […]
March 4, 2022

IWD | Bojana Jelicic: ”Be aware of the need to continuously invest in yourself and your knowledge’’

From a young age, she simply saw herself on the court helping others. Since the psychological aspect is becoming very important in the sports world we talked with a woman who truly inspires – sports psychologist Bojana Jelicic. Bojana shared her story with us and you cannot simply pass by […]
March 3, 2022

IWD | Nina Kraljevski: “There is a hidden story behind this sport.”

She inherited the love for handball from her dad, who is a famous Serbian handball coach. She created her own path by playing handball in three different countries and later becoming a physiotherapist. She couldn’t imagine her life without handball, so it only took her 30 minutes to decide to […]
March 2, 2022

IWD | Ines Goda Forjan: “I try to be a professional, but also remain human.”

As we mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, we continue with the series of interviews with women in the handball world. Today’s guest is Ines Goda Forjan, a Croatian journalist who became the face of all major handball competitions for one of the most popular Croatian TV station. Her […]
March 1, 2022

IWD | Marija Lojanica: “Handball is my sport!”

March. The month when the world marks International Women’s Day. This day is special for the Be8player project because today we present you the first out of seven interviews we did with the women from the handball world, ahead of 8 March 2022. The goal is to celebrate International Women’s […]
September 7, 2017

SEHA- Gazprom League- Round 2 in review

SEHA- Gazprom League picked up right where it left off in Round 1. We had some interesting matches during mid-week; starting with the champions Vardar hosting Zeljko Babic’s Gorenje. The Macedonians didn’t fully secure the victory until the second half, despite a great start to the match. It was all […]
September 13, 2017

SEHA- Gazprom League- Round 3 in review

Round 3 didn’t bring any major upsets. It was still a pretty entertaining round with a bunch of great saves and goals. The reigning champions Vardar are still unbeaten, whereas Vojvodina is still without a win. Final Four battle is slowly starting to heat up! Derby of the round: Vardar- […]
September 21, 2017

SEHA- Gazprom League- Round 4 in review

SEHA- Gazprom League is slowly starting to heat up. 20 games are behind us, 70 are still left, so there is still plenty of time for teams to show what they’re capable of. We had two draws this week, both including Croatian and Slovenian teams, whereas Vojvodina picked up the […]
October 24, 2017

SEHA- Gazprom League- Round 6 in review

In round 6 both Serbian teams recorded similar losses at home, Vardar defeated PPD Zagreb in a SEHA classic. Another Skopje team was not as successful, as Gorenje grabbed really valuable 3 points in a Final 4 battle. Vardar- PPD Zagreb 30:23 (17:10) Maybe two of the biggest names in […]
October 26, 2017

Be8player – Dedicated to fans

Players and their performances on and off the court mean a lot to handball fans. But did you ever think about how much do the fans mean to handball players? Well, some people may have, but are still not fully aware of that. When players encourage you to come to […]
October 28, 2017

Meet Poki – the Celje PL mascot

When you first see Poki, you are not 100 percent sure what he actually represents. Is he an animal, or is he just a big cuddly creature? The truth is probably somewhere in the middle, but one thing is for sure; he looks big and strong, but also friendly and […]
November 10, 2017

Winners of the contest’s first round

Round 1 of the Best Handball Fan contest organized by Be8player and the SEHA – Gazprom League has finished. A total of 14 fans supporting SEHA teams from the 7th season of the SEHA- Gazprom League have won prizes and advance to Round 2. The names of the winners are: […]
November 15, 2017

Meet Pika the wasp – Gorenje’s mascot

Wasps are generally very annoying, persistent, but small creatures. They are quite a unique combination of a small body with a lot of power. Symbolically, they present the spirit of the Slovenian club – Gorenje Velenje. Gorenje’s symbol has been a wasp for a very long time. The club management […]
November 24, 2017

Contest final Be8player

The best fan contest organized by Be8player and the SEHA – Gazprom League, is entering the final, third round. A gift pack from their favorite team and an entry to the final round is reserved for these fans: Nemanja Malicanin (Dinamo) Patricia Grusovnik (Celje PL) Dimitar Gievski (Metalurg) Brankica Krsteva […]
November 30, 2017

Meet Metalko – the mascot of Metalurg

On the first look at the mascot, there is something unusual, but very appealing about this mascot. Metalko is an elephant, which is funny since no elephants live near Macedonia. But, it does not mean Metalurg got it wrong with their choice. On the contrary, Metalko the elephant was a […]
December 21, 2017

Be8player Best Handball Fan Contest ending

After almost 2 months, we are proud to finally announce the winner of our contest! The fans collected hundreds of likes on their comments in the First Round, and 14 of them went to Round Two. That time, they sent us their fan photos for a chance to win 2 […]
February 2, 2018

SEHA is back, and it’s looking amazing!

After an incredible January and the EHF Euro in which we saw Spain win the gold medal for the first time, the time has come to come back to club competitions. SEHA – Gazprom League started with an incredible match on Thursday. Vardar traveled to Brest to face Meshkov, in […]
February 11, 2018

SEHA- Gazprom League- Round 13 in review

February brought us the first full round of the strongest regional handball competition. Away teams were successful on three occasions in this round, and 5 teams scored exactly 30 goals. A lot of fans were in the stands, and enjoyed some exciting matches. Tatran Presov- Vardar 23:30 (13:14) Almost 1500 […]
February 26, 2018

SEHA- Gazprom League- Round 14 in review

It was a stacked February in the SEHA- Gazprom League, with a lot of matches, without a real break from the EHF Euro in Croatia. Round 14 brought us some terrific matches, with a solid amount of goals. Everyone is slowly preparing for the Final 4 tournament in May, but […]
March 8, 2018

Reserve your time for the SEHA Final 4!

Attention, fans! SEHA – Gazprom League has officially confirmed that the final of the best handball in the region is going to be played from 13th to 15th of April in Skopje! Excellent fun and interesting matches await. That’s why you should come to the Jane Sandanski Hall, support your […]
March 20, 2018

SEHA – Gazprom League 2017/2018 Regular Season Recap

Most people can agree that the 7th SEHA – Gazprom League season was significantly marked by Vardar. The three-time SEHA champions were dominant throughout the entire season and comfortably occupied the first place after 18 rounds. This season we also welcomed back two Serbian teams, PPD Zagreb managed to overcome […]
March 30, 2018

Road to Final 4 – Pavlovic: “The fans are our 8th player“

“As I child I was always in the stands, I followed every sport, basketball, football, handball, everything. I played football, and then my best friend and best man took me to handball. He invite me, and I liked it. I started on the wing, since I wasn’t very tall, then […]
April 4, 2018

Counting down the days until the Final 4 in Skopje!

There is just over a week left until the SEHA – Gazprom League Final 4 in Skopje. There is no doubt that Vardar have marked the history of the League, with 3 titles so far. It’s also the second time that the Macedonian capital is hosting the Final tournament. With […]
August 31, 2018

Brilliant start to the 8th SEHA – Gazprom League season

After a couple of months without handball action, SEHA – Gazprom League got right back where it left off in April. It was a phenomenal first round, as 10 teams put on a show in 5 matches played so far. There are plenty of novelties in the League this season, […]
January 21, 2022

Test your knowledge and win an “Online coffee date” with Halil Jaganjac!

As previously announced, new and interesting content is now exclusively available in the SEHA app and on our social media platforms. It is time for the second quiz in the SEHA – Gazprom League app. The star of the new quiz is Halil Jaganjac, so if you want to learn […]
February 28, 2022

Doris Zeljak: “Best things always happen out of love!”

Doris Zeljak is a true handball fan whom you may remember from our 2016 Best Handball Fan Contest. It was our first encounter with Doris, but definitely not the last. She fell in love with handball at a young age and somehow she always crossed paths with handball during her […]
August 12, 2022

Hurry up and grab your ticket for SEHA Final 4 2022

Handball fans, we have some great news for you! The 11th SEHA – Gazprom League Final 4 is just around the corner. As we are getting really close to the spectacular tournament – the SEHA Final 4, it is the right time to reserve your seat at the SC Visnjik […]