|New York City Battle The World All Stars
October 16, 2012
|New York City Battle The World All Stars
This upcoming December 29-30, 2012 New York City Team Handball Club is organizing its 4th annual international team handball tournament “The Big Apple”. Recognized all over the world, it’s the largest gathering in USA of some of the best handball players to have ever played the game in the greatest city in the world. Eight teams assembled from a selection of players from different teams in Germany, and with New York City Team Handball Club as a host assembling few teams.
NY Times: Unified, in America, by an International Sport
The event will again take place at Riverbank State Park in NYC, December 29-30, 2012.
This years highlight of the event is the game between the World All-Stars vs. NYC Team Handball Club. It is the biggest gathering in US of some of the best players and coaches of the world and it's an opportunity for New York City sports fans to have a glimpse of the second most popular team sport in Europe.
In this years Big Apple 2013, the New York City Team Handball Club will face the Olympic, World, and European Champions in the New York City battle against the World All Stars. Legends of the game Wislander, Vranjes, Lövgren, Hens, Petersson, Bauer, Xepkin, Dzomba, Roth, Schwenke, Amalou will face New York City’s finest in this highly anticipated matchup.
"It’s the 4th year in a row, and the feeling is still new. People love the event. Our players can’t wait to play against the legends of the sport, and we as a host club are looking forward to give our guests another memorable New Years Eve celebration in New York City ", said Shkumbin Mustafa, president of New York City Team Handball Club.
The Big Apple international tournament is a joint collaboration between Teamsportreisen, and New York City Team Handball Club. It's a unique opportunity for people from all over the world to play handball, celebrate New Year's Eve and enjoy everything the greatest city in the world has to offer.
“We bring the best in the world to help New York City Team Handball Club continue promoting the Olympic sport of team handball, and grow the interest of this amazing sport in US. All our players are enjoying their time during New Years Eve, but especially the fact that they can play the game they love in the city that never sleeps “, said Karl Gladeck of Teamsportreisen.
Last years winner of the Big Apple was Team Handballwoche, coached by one of the greatest goalkeepers of all times Henning Fritz. In the finals they beat Mittelhessen in a dramatic penalty shootout.
About New York City Team Handball Club
New York City Team Handball Club is a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. It's mission is to promote, teach, organize, and introduce the Olympic sport of team handball to all people and to develop their character through team handball, emphasizing the ideals of fairplay, cooperation, responsibility and respect.
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About Riverbank State Park
Riverbank is the only park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Inspired by urban rooftop designs in Japan, this 28-acre multi-level landscaped recreational facility is a state-of-the-art park facility. Rising 69 feet above the Hudson River, Riverbank offers a wide variety of recreational, athletic and arts experiences for all ages, interests and abilities.
Shkumbin Mustafa - President
New York City Team Handball Club
THE WORLD’S HANDBALL CLUB
***RIVERBANK STATE PARK
679 Riverside Drive @145th Street
New York, NY 10031
Saturday, December 29th from 9am-7pm
Saturday, December 30th from 10am - 5pm
NYC vs. World All Stars - Sun, Dec 30 @ 12:30PM
Tickets are $10, and can be purchased only online http://bigapple2013.eventbrite.com/
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