Tiago Pereira (handballer)

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Tiago Pereira
Personal information
Full name Tiago Monteiro Pereira
Born (1989-06-08) June 8, 1989 (age 30)
Guimarães, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Middle Back
Club information
Current club Sélestat Alsace
Youth career
YearsTeam
2002–2006
ABC Braga
Senior clubs
YearsTeam
2006–2012
ABC Braga
2012–2017
Benfica
2017–
Sélestat Alsace
National team
YearsTeamApps
2011–
Portugal 15

Tiago Monteiro Pereira (born June 8, 1989) is a Portuguese handballer who plays for Sélestat Alsace and the Portugal national team.

Sélestat Alsace Handball is a team handball club from Sélestat, France that plays in the LNH Division 1.

The Portugal national handball team is the national handball team of Portugal. It is governed by the Portuguese Handball Federation and takes part in international team handball competitions. The Portuguese squad achieved minor results at international level, but has qualified three times for the World Men's Handball Championship, and reached the 12th place in the 2003 edition, when they hosted the competition.

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Career

Born in Guimarães, Pereira is a youth product of ABC Braga academy, and made his debut in the first tier in the 2006–07 season, as the Northern side conquer their twelfth title. [1] In his following two years, he help the club add back-to-back, Portuguese Cup win's. [2]

Guimarães Municipality in Norte, Portugal

Guimarães is a city and municipality located in northern Portugal, in the district of Braga. Its historic town centre is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001, in recognition for being an "exceptionally well-preserved and authentic example of the evolution of a medieval settlement into a modern town" in Europe.

A student enrolled in University of Minho, [3] he competed in the 21st World University Championship, taking part in Portuguese campaign that finished runner-up to Czech Republic, while individually, he won the Most Valuable Player award for the tournament. [4] [5]

University of Minho Public university in Portugal.

The University of Minho is a public university in Portugal, divided into the following campuses:

International University Sports Federation international student sports governing body

The Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire is responsible for the organisation and governance of worldwide sports competitions for student-athletes between the ages of 17 and 28. It was founded in 1949 as the world governing body of national university sports organisations and currently has 174 member associations from five continents. Between 1949 and 2011, it was based in Brussels (Belgium); since 2011, it is based in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Shortly after the tournament, Pereira moved to Benfica, reuniting with former coach, Jorge Rito [6] and helping the club to a Super Cup conquest in his first year. [7] After several seasons without silverware, he guided his team to a fifth Portuguese Handball Cup win in April 2016, after beating Sporting by 36–35. [8] He also helped them reach the play-off finals of the Andebol 1 league and the EHF Challenge Cup Final, losing both to ABC Braga. [9] [10] In his fifth year at Benfica, Pereira won his second Super Cup, scoring once in a 25–24 win over ABC Braga. [11] It was his final season at the club, as he signed a two-year deal with Sélestat Alsace on 4 May 2017. [12]

Sport Lisboa e Benfica, commonly known as Benfica, is a professional handball team based in Lisbon, Portugal. Benfica play in the top tier domestic league, the Andebol 1, and hold home matches at the Pavilhão da Luz Nº 2.

The Portuguese Handball Cup is a handball competition played in the Swiss system and eligible for all professional and amateur teams in Portugal.

The 2015–16 Andebol 1 was the 64th season of the Portuguese Handball First Division, the premier professional handball league in Portugal. A total of twelve teams contested the league, which began on 5 September 2015 and concluded on 4 June 2016.

Honours

ABC Braga
Portuguese Handball First Division

The Campeonato Nacional de Andebol Masculino – Andebol 1, briefly known as Andebol 1, is the premier handball league in Portugal. It is contested by 14 teams, running from September to June. The competition is overseen by the Portuguese Handball Federation, and its winner is crowned "Portuguese Champion". The winners may bear the national shield on the front of their shirts the following season.

Benfica

Portuguese Handball Super Cup is a professional handball competition played between the winners of the Liga Portuguesa de Andebol and the winners of the Cup, or against the finalist of the Cup if the same team win both competitions.

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References

  1. 1 2 "ABC de Braga campeão da Liga de Andebol 2006/2007" [ABC Braga wins the Handball League] (in Portuguese). Desportugal. 17 May 2007. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Provas Nacionais - Seniores Masculinos" (PDF). Portal Federação Portuguesa de Andebol. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  3. "Dados Selecção A Masculina 2011-12" (PDF). Portal Federação Portuguesa de Andebol. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  4. 21st WUC Handball: Dominating Czechs (M & W) win Gold FISU Handball, 1 July 2012
  5. "Tiago Pereira vence prémio de Melhor Jogador do Mundial de andebol universitário" [Tiago Pereira wins MVP award in the World University Championship] (in Portuguese). Correio do Minho. 1 July 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  6. "Tiago Pereira: "Jorge Rito conhece as minhas capacidades"" [Tiago Pereira "Jorge Rito knows my abilities"]. SL Benfica. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  7. 1 2 "Benfica conquista Supertaça frente ao Sporting" [Benfica conquers Supercup against Sporting] (in Portuguese). TSF. 2 September 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  8. 1 2 "Benfica vence Taça de Portugal de andebol" [Benfica wins Portuguese Cup in handball]. Mais Futebol (in Portuguese). 3 April 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  9. "ABC perde com o Benfica mas conquista Taça Challenge" [ABC loses to Benfica but wins the Challenge Cup]. SAPO Desporto (in Portuguese). 21 May 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  10. "ABC vence Benfica no prolongamento e sagra-se campeão nacional" [ABC beats Benfica in overtime and wins the title]. SAPO Desporto (in Portuguese). 4 June 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  11. 1 2 "Andebol ergue 5.ª Supertaça" [Handball wins Super cup]. SL Benfica (in Portuguese). 1 September 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  12. "Tiago Pereira é reforço do Selestat para a próxima temporada" [Tiago Pereira in Sélestat Alsace Handball next season]. Record (in Portuguese). 4 May 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2017.