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FEATURE: Italy have not qualified for a major tournament since 1998, but the double-header against Slovenia highlights their ambitions in the short term

Italy’s men have featured at the EHF EURO and the World Championship only once in each tournament, in 1998 and 1997. But as other teams have moved onwards and upwards, Italy found themselves a tier below, trying with all their might to be back among the best.

TEXT: Adrian Costeiu