Andreas Merz

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Andreas Merz
Player information
Nickname "Bänz"
birthday November 24, 1985
place of birth Beinwil am See , Switzerland
citizenship SwissSwiss Swiss
height 1.88 m
Playing position goalkeeper
Throwing hand right
Club information
society SwitzerlandSwitzerland Wacker Thun
Jersey number 1
Clubs as active
from ... to society
2002-2010 SwitzerlandSwitzerland TV Suhr
2010-2017 SwitzerlandSwitzerland Wacker Thun
National team
Debut on December 20, 2006
against Egypt
  Games (goals)
SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland 40 (0)

As of Feb 7, 2017

Andreas Merz (born November 24, 1985 in Beinwil am See ) is a Swiss handball player .

The 1.88 m tall and 82 kg heavy goalkeeper began his career at the Swiss club TV Suhr , with whom he played in the EHF Challenge Cup 2002/03 and the European Cup Winners' Cup 2007/08. He has been with Wacker Thun since 2010 . In 2012 he won the Swiss Cup and in 2013 the championship and cup. With Thun he also reached the final in the EHF Challenge Cup 2011/12 , the 2nd round in the EHF Cup 2012/13 and the group stage of the EHF Champions League 2013/14 . In the 2011/12 and 2012/13 seasons, Merz received the Swiss Handball Award as the best NLA goalkeeper .

Andreas Merz made his debut in the Swiss national team on December 20, 2006 against Egypt . So far, he has played 40 international matches . (As of February 26, 2014)


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Wacker Thun with three further contract extensions from February 13, 2014
  2. player profile Andreas Merz ( memento from March 2, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) accessed on February 26, 2014