“I see a bright future for our national team”

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INTERVIEW – After the 2020 summer Olympics, Tomas Axnér will take over as Sweden’s women´s national handball coach – it will a first. He doesn’t see his lack of experience as women´s coach as a handicap and he certainly appreciates the challenge. By Peter Bruun Winds of change are blowing through Scandinavia. Not too long ago, Norwegian Glenn Solberg took …

“I hope to finish my time in Odense in style”

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INTERVIEW – Stine Jørgensen, captain of Denmark´s women´s national handball team, explains her somewhat surprising decision to join SG BBM Bietigheim after three years with Odense Handbold. By Peter Bruun For quite a few of the pundits, the move came unexpected, when Stine Jørgensen announced to continue her career with SG BBM Bietigheim. The 29-year-old team leader had no shortage …

“We have a lot at stake”

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INTERIEW – Kristine Breistøl enjoys having qualified for the quarter-final of the DELO EHF Champions League with Team Esbjerg. Now, the hard-shooting, Norwegian, back-court player sees a good chance to claim one of the two top spots in Group I and secure home court advantage in the second leg of the quarter-final. By Peter Bruun 42 goals of Kristine Breistøl …

“In Hungary they play a fast and tough handball and I am looking forward to it”

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By J. Schutz INTERVIEW –  It was one of the more spectacular transfers of last year, when German international, Julia Behnke, left TuS Metzingen to join the 2019 DELO EHF Champions League finalist, Rostov-Don.  Since then, she has taken major steps forward in her development as handball player – progress that could be witnessed at the World Cup, in Japan, …

Magnifique!

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Match of the Week – Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball 24:29 (11:11) Before the Match It was a festive atmosphere in Rostov-Don. A choir sang the EHF anthem and the President of the EHF, Michael Wiederer and David Slezak of EHF Marketing were in attendance for the Match of the Week, in the Women’s Champions League. At stake: An early qualification …

“I am sure we have learned from our mistakes”

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INTRVIEW – Györ are in some real danger of suffering their first defeat in 35 Champions League matches.  A loss would mean surrendering first place in their main round group, as the Hungarian champions visit Brest Bretagne this upcoming Sunday. Despite the tough task in western France, Györ´s right back, Amanda Kurtovic, is convinced that her team will benefit from …

“My hunger for handball has grown so much bigger”

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INTERVIEW – It was diagnosed as a minor injury, but it took more than a year, before Casper U. Mortensen was back on the handball court. Last Saturday, Barca’s left wing celebrated his comeback, when he played in the first half of the EHF Champions League match against Zagreb. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the Danish star shares his …