“No point asking questions now, while we don’t have the answers”

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By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Hosting the EHF EURO often translates into having a “small” advantage. Certainly, France’s head coach, Olivier Krumbholz, tried to make the most of it last week, organizing extra training days for players of the women’s national handball team. French clubs agreed to release their players for the whole week, except the two, 2017 world champions, …

“I feel okay in my role”

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INTERVIEW – Mads Mensah Larsen feels okay in his different roles – as a replacement playmaker in the Danish national team, while occupying the left back position – most of the time – at Rhein-Neckar Löwen, as he tells stregspiller.com in this exclusive interview. By Peter Bruun Mads Mensah Larsen has no second thoughts about the part he plays in …

“I am in a special situation”

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By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – You have to go way back in time to find a competition that included the French women’s handball team, where France played without Gnonsiane Niombla. At age 28, the center-back has seen it all. The Olympic final in Rio – check. The bronze medal at the EHF EURO 2016 – check. The second world championship …

“The Champions League has been the biggest challenge for me”

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By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Emily Bölk’s move from Buxtehude to Thüringen was one of the most anticipated transitions this summer, including her debut in the EHF Champions League. Having scored a total of seven goals in the first three matches, she has yet to reach  full potential, just like the rest of the team. Right now, Thüringer HC is …

“I will probably never be completely satisfied”

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INTERVIEW – Nikolaj Jacobsen, Denmark’s national handball coach and head coach in Rhein-Neckar Löwen talks to stregspiller.com about the ups and downs, coaching one of the world´s strongest national teams and a top team in Germany’s Bundesliga, at the same time. By Peter Bruun “I think I can say for sure that the day will never come, where I can …

“We are very determined”

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By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Ever since Kim Naidzinavicius entered the spotlight after winning the junior World championship in 2008, she has continuously progressed and today she is a key player, in her club, Bietigheim, and in Germany’s national handball team.   During her teenage years – she already played in the Bundesliga – everyone expected her turning into an international …

”I will bring back the Spanish philosophy”

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INTERVIEW – The new coach in Veszprém, David Davis, has a clear vision how the ambitious club will become successful again, by re-implementing a handball philosophy, his Spanish countrymen, Carlos Ortega and Xavi Sabaté, introduced first when they were sitting on the bench. However, he is well aware that adjustments will be made one step at a time, as he …

“We all are hungry for more titles”

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INTERVIEW – Things took a sudden turn for Györ´s newly acquired line player, Kari Brattset, when Dutch star, Yvette Broch, resigned from handball, shortly before the 2018/19 season. However, the Norwegian international has no complaints being Györ´s lone force on the line, as she reveals in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun Back in the spring, when Kari …

”We are here to learn”

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INTERVIEW – For Poland’s women’s national team, taking part in the ongoing Golden League in Denmark is a welcome opportunity to learn and gain experience ahead of the EHF EURO in France in two months’ time. The national coach and one of the most experienced players in the team have rather big dreams for the future, but they also realise …

Sandra Toft

“Testing against the best is always an advantage”

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INTERVIEW – The format of the Golden League has been criticized for including the same three teams – Denmark, France and Norway – plus one invitee every time, it’s scheduled. However, Danish goalkeeper, Sandra Toft, does not feel bored at all, competing against the same opponents three times a year. Instead, she sees an advantage when playing against some of …