Provident Cup to be a key step for Brazil

Provident Cup to be a key step for Brazil


Hypo NÖ

Hypo NÖ

South American champion will meet Croatia, Hungary and Norway-B  at the upcoming Provident Cup in Hungary, which is an essential step towards the Women’s World Championship in Serbia. The Brazilians will play against Croatia, Norway-B and the hosts from Hungary.


According to rightback Deonise Cavaleiro, playing against these teams will bring a good preview on what they are going to meet in Serbia and it will reinforce team’s aspects:

“They are three of the strongest teams in the world and two of them are going to be in Serbia. Hungary has one of the world’s best players, Anita Görbicz, and Croatia is always a difficult opponent. Our game against them was the toughest in the Olympics, and every of these factors is important for our preparation. Practicing and playing with the team is vital right now”.


Photo: Tamás Csonka

Photo: Tamás Csonka

Brazilian Handball Federation has announced the squad, which will play at this tournament that starts this Friday, 25 October :

Goalkeepers: Bárbara Arenhart (Hypo), Mayssa Pessoa (HK Dínamo Volgograd)

Leftbacks: Amanda de Andrade (Supergasbras/UNC/Concórdia), Eduarda Amorim (Gyori Audi ETO KC), Juliana Malta, Karoline Souza (Team Tvis Holstebro)

Rightbacks: Deonise Cavaleiro (Hypo Nö), Patrícia Scheppa (Liga Itapeviense de Handebol)

Playmakers: Ana Paula Rodrigues (Hypo), Deborah Hannah (Metodista/São Bernardo), Franciele da Rocha (Hypo), Mayara Moura

Left wings: Fernanda França (Hypo), Mariana Costa (Team Vendsyssel), Samyra Rocha (Mios Biganos Handball)

Right wings: Alexandra Nascimento (Hypo), Jéssica Quintino (Sport Club Vistal Gdynia)

Lineplayers: Daniela Piedade (Rokometni Klub Krim), Elaine Gomes Barbosa (Força Atlética), Fabiana Diniz (Hypo Nö) Coaches: Morten Soubak, Alex Aprile


author: Rodrigo Figliolini


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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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