“I play my own game”

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By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Magnus Jøndal is already 30 years old, an experienced Norwegian national team player but this year he decided to try the DKB Handball-Bundesliga together with SG Flensburg-Handewitt. Right before the official start of the season, I talked to him about his move, why his timing maybe perfect and what he is expecting to achieve during …

“This is not a step down”

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INTERVIEW – Jacob Heinl ambitions are unchanged despite his transfer from SG Flensburg-Handewitt to Danish league team, Ribe Esbjerg. The 31-year-old German line player is determined to become part of Ribe Esbjerg´s anticpated rise to the top of Danish handball and European glory, as he assures stregspiler.com in this exclusive interview. By Peter Bruun Eyebrows were raised in German handball …

“There’s no guarantee we’ll climb to the top of Europe again”

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By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Nantes reached the Final Four of the Velux EHF Champions League already in their second try and to some it felt like a surprise. But for those who follow European handball more closely over the past couple of years, it didn’t. After the successful 2017/18 season, players and coach, Thierry Anti, were eager to take …

”Never say never again”

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INTERVIEW – Marit Malm Frafjord has ended her handball career – or hasn’t she? In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, she reveals that she might be tempted to put on her handball shoes once again, if the right offer comes along and will fit in with her daily life. By Peter Bruun  It came as surprise to most in the …

“I haven´t realized it yet”

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INTERVIEW – Lasse Svan admits that winning the 2017/18 German championship with Flensburg still appears a bit surreal. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, he recalls the memorable days of last season, when Flensburg took advantage of Rhein-Neckar Löwen’s poor finish. He also looks ahead and appreciates the challenges of a defending champion with a different squad and a team …

“We won’t be another AG Kobenhavn”

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Photo: Dan Eugen Nielsen /Kobenhavn Haandbold INTERVIEW – Winning the 2017/18 Danish women´s championship was a first highlight for 5-year-old Kobenhavn Haandbold. The first five years have been an expensive journey, but club owner, Kim Mikkelsen, guarantees that the club will not shut down like so many other handball organizations that relied on a single source of financial support for …

“We can be very proud”

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By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Among the sixteen players who lifted the Champions League trophy on Sunday, in Cologne, left-wing Michaël Guigou was the only one who was on the court when Montpellier won their very first Champions League title, back in 2003. He looks back at the past fifteen years. Michaël, you won the Champions League in 2003 and …

“Expect the most intelligent team to win”

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INTERVIEW  Michaël Guigou (Montpellier HB) spoke to Peter Bruun at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 media call: “We have already trotted a very difficult path to reach the FINAL4. “We have eliminated Barcelona, we have eliminated Flensburg, and I think it is absolutely possible that we will eliminate Vardar in the semi-final tomorrow. “I see no obvious favourite at this FINAL4, …

“There is no pressure, only desire”

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INTERVIEW Stojance Stoilov (Vardar) spoke to Chris O’Reilly at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 media call: “Last year we were amused to be here, it was our first time and we were the underdogs. Now we are the champions and we have to act like champions, like winners, and win it again.” “There’s no pressure, only desire. We feel comfortable, we …