El Club Handbol Xàbia It is one of the 27 clubs that have recently formed the Association of Beach Handball Clubs, (ABAPLA).
The objective with which this association was born is to continue promoting the exponential growth of beach handball. Promoting this form of handball for both boys and girls among the lower categories is something that all associates fight for.
The statutes of ABAPLA were formalized this past Sunday, after the meeting that was held with Francisco Blázquez, current president of the Royal Spanish Handball Federation.
The xabiero club is one of the founding teams of this association in which there are also clubs such as; Club Balonmano Playa Barbate, Pinturas Andalucía BMP Sevilla, AM Team, Maruja Limón Agerul BMPU, Club Balonmano Playa Algeciras, BMP Las Peris, CBMP Ciudad de Málaga, BMP Caesaraugusta, Basluco Handball Beach, BMP Ciudad Real, BHC Plan B-XP Sports, Handbol Platja Granollers, Beach Handball Barcelona, Club Handbol Xàbia, CBMP Rayito Salinero, CBMP Beach Bees, Handball Playa Painkillers, BM Getasur, Handball Playa Azuqueca, Club Balonmano Parla and Club Balonmano Sanse.
Pep Hierro is the secretary of ABAPLA
The president and coach of Club Handbol Xàbia, Pep Hierro, is one of those chosen to be on the first board of directors of ABAPLA. The president, chosen is, Pedro Moreno, from the Getasur Handball Club, Ángel Luis Jiménez, from the Playa Alcalá Handball, is the vice president.
The association is not born as something closed, but its creation is based to bring together all those beach handball clubs that are registered as such.