Montenegro - W17 EHF EURO 2023

Montenegro and its capital Podgorica will, for the third year in a row, host a Younger Age Category event. In 2023, sports centers Moraca and Verde will welcome the W17 EHF EURO 2022 from 3-13 August 2023.

Foreword of the EHF President

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Morača Sports Centre is a multi-purpose venue that is located in Podgorica, Montenegro. The venue is located in the new part of Podgorica, on the right bank of the Morača river, after which it got its name. Construction of the sports complex began in 1978, and various sporting facilities are scattered within it, across a five-hectare area. Besides being a sports venue, Morača Sports Centre also hosts various concerts and events.

The new venue was inaugurated in 1978 with a friendly basketball game between the Yugoslav national team and Wichita State University.

The sports complex's main indoor hall serves as the primary multipurpose indoor arena in Podgorica. It is best known as the home arena of Budućnost Podgorica's basketball, volleyball and handball teams. The complex's main indoor hall hosted six preliminary-round games of EuroBasket 2005. 


The modern sports hall "Verde" is a special part of the Verde sports complex and is intended for professional and recreational sports.

The area of ​​the hall is 5,000 m2 and its capacity is 2,100 seats. On an area of ​​1,680 m2 (dimensions 47.30 m x 35.50 m), there is a multifunctional field where it is possible to organize basketball, volleyball, handball and futsal games. The hall is designed to respond to the most demanding events.

In March 2021, the Verde sports hall hosted an Olympic handball qualification tournament and numerous other international competitions and matches according to the highest standards.