U18 Boys win gold at IHF Trophy

November 22, 2018

The future of the national men’s program does indeed look very bright.

The Canadian U18 Boys were victorious in their gold medal match against Mexico last night to win the International Handball Federation Trophy in West Dundee, Illinois and is now the #1 ranked U18 team In North America.

It was a masterclass of defense as The Reds were tightly coordinated right from the start as they opened up with a strong 4-0 lead and did not take their foot off the pedal all night. Back stopped by strong goalkeeping the disciplined gameplan put forth by Head Coach Ludovic Roucelet paid dividends as Canada would go up 10-5 at half time.

Canada would keep up the strong pressure in the second half with strong play from all sides of the court and with strong efforts from Mamadu Guennady Barri and. The team's tenacity was relentlessy and increased their lead as time clicked off the clock en route to a 24-17 victory.

Canada had two players make the tournament all-star team: Dudley Gaspard (right back) and Zachary Ouallouche (right wing) were selected after dynamite performances throughout the competition.

The future of the national men’s program does indeed look very bright.

The Canadian U18 Boys were victorious in their gold medal match against Mexico last night to win the International Handball Federation Trophy in West Dundee, Illinois and is now the top team In North America.

It was a masterclass of defense as The Reds were tightly coordinated right from the start as they opened up with a strong 4-0 lead and did not take their foot off the pedal all night. Back stopped by strong goalkeeping courtesy of

The disciplined gameplan put forth by Head Coach Ludovic Roucelet paid dividends as Canada would go up 10-5 at half time.

Canada would keep up the pressure in the second half with strong play from all angles with particularly strong efforts from Mamadu Guennady Barri and Mitchell Stephen Fodor. They would let up the pressure and increased their league as time clicked off the clock en route to a 24-17 victory.

Canada had two players make the tournament all-star team: Dudley Gaspard (right back) and Zachary Ouallouche (right wing) were selected after dynamite performances throughout the competition.