”A tough, but interesting challenge”

INTERVIEW – The four time European champion and former star player, Staffan Olsson, talks about why he took on the new job as High Performance Director in the U.S. – a job, where he will be working with handball players of a considerably different skill level than what he has been accustomed to. By Peter Bruun “A tough and demanding, but also fun and interesting challenge!” In just a few words, St… »

“We are definitely not going to wave the white flag in Paris”

INTERVIEW – He is born in Slovenia, but in Hungary’s Pick Szeged he feels home. Dean Bombac spoke to stregspiller.com about overshadowing Luka Cindric in last weekend’s win against Barca, the club’s c… »

“We have to be 100 percent willing to work hard in every single game”

By Sascha Staat Just over two years ago, Maik Machulla took the helm at SG Flensburg-Handewitt.  Sincce then, he added two league titles to his resumee. As in 2018, he also had to part ways with key p… »

“Montpellier is an opportunity I don’t want to waste”

By Kevin Domas If you were in Strasbourg for the pre-season Eurotournoi this past weekend, you could not have missed him among all the new signings of Montpellier. Even though there are seven of them, Hugo Descat stood out on left wing. All in all, he played ninety minutes (thirty in each game), scoring 18 goals and prompting team manager, Patrice Canayer, to say : “If I didn’t decide to give him… »

“It’s not so difficult to win the Champions League”

As some of Europe’s top handball teams have once again chosen the competitive Eurotournoi, in Strabourg, to prepare for the upcoming season, we had the chance to talk with the legendary head coach of… »

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Victor Tomas feels the goosebumps

By Chris O’Reilly Despite reaching the VELUX EHF FINAL4 for the seventh time, the special feeling has not worn off on Barca Lassa captain Victor Tomas. The right wing compares this year’s campaign to… »

Dissinger determined to fight with Vardar brothers

By Chris O’Reilly On the eve of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019, HC Vardar’s Christian Dissinger speaks about what it means to him to return from a nasty arm injury just in time for the biggest weekend of the season. The only German player at this year’s event also talks about team spirit and the support he has felt from the people of Skopje leading up to the trip to Cologne.

Davis has made Veszprém an ugly opponent

INTERVIEW – As one of the most experienced players in the PGE Vive Kielce team, Krzysztof Lijewski knows better than most what playing in the VELUX EHF FINAL4 is all about. In this interview with stre… »

“Change of coach has meant the world to us”

INTERVIEW – Veszprém’s Swedish line player Andreas Nilsson makes no secret of his opinion that the change of coach back in the autumn is the main reason why the Hungarian top team is back at the VELUX… »

“People should not be surprised to see us here”

INTERVIEW – In his first season as head coach of the men’s team, Roberto Garcia Parrondo has taken HC Vardar to their third VELUX EHF FINAL4 in succession and in the club’s history. He thinks that the new belief in the future of the team will make the Skopje outfit a nasty opponent to anyone in Cologne. By Peter Bruun HC Vardar might not be a team many people were expecting to see at the FINAL4 th… »