USA Team Handball recently announced its roster for the upcoming IHF Continental Cup in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr 27 – May 5. The roster includes several players who played in last November’s Challenge Cup in Mexico City, including the leading 3 scorers from that event, Javier Galindo, Abu Fofana and Connor Holt. Galindo and Fofana are among 5 roster players who are playing with clubs in Europe. USA based players include collegiate players from West Point, Air Force, Ohio State and North Carolina and 2 athletes affiliated with Los Angeles THC.
One interesting addition is Nico Mukendi who is an 18 year old high school student from Hillsbourough, NJ. Mukendi was identified via a tryout through USA Team Handball’s partner Athletic Standard.
Hillsborough Patch (6 Mar 13): Three-Letter Athlete Finds a New Sport—and Olympic Dreams: Link
THN (23 Nov 12) IHF Challenge Cup: Some numbers behind the results: Link