HK Zelina, situated north of Zagreb, was founded in September 1955 and since than regularly attended all national championships and international tournaments achieving remarkable results and winning titles. Big achievement hapenned in 1973 winning double title – Championship and Cup of former country.
Currently the club trains more than 250 players divided in all men and women’s sections. The last few years they have worked intensively with young sections and won excellent results due to extraordinary efforts of players, coaches and their families.
All indoor games and trainings take place in the sport hall of primary school in Sveti Ivan Zelina, which is where the EHF is delighted to host the 2015 EuroHockey Indoor Junior Championships II.
A One Pool event with participants from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Norway, Slovakia and Wales will battle it out over the coming 3 days for 2 places in the EuroHockey Indoor Junior Championships in 2017.
The EHF Competitions Co-Ordinator, David Voskamp was delighted to be present at the Press Conference launching the event, stating “The EHF Indoor Committee was really pleased to have the opportunity to award this Tournament to Sveti Ivan Zelina, it’s central European location is idea for most of the participants and bringing high level hockey to a well established hockey area will be an excellent opportunity for the players from area to support the Croatian team and be inspired to continue or indeed start to play hockey!”
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Pictured: EHF Competitions Co-Ordinator David Voskamp at the Press Conference announcing the event.