“It can hardly get any better”

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INTERVIEW – Rasmus Lauge speaks to stregspiller.com about the upcoming World Championship on home ground, about his amazing fall season in Flensburg and what’s next in Veszprém. By Peter Bruun “It’ll be awesome and extremely big! I am so much looking forward to it.” Rasmus Lauge is no in doubt what a World Championship, on home soil,  means to him. …

“Players would be very angry if I said we’re not favorites”

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By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Just one week before the 2019 IHF World Championship, French national coach Didider Dinart still has plenty of questions to answer. Of the 20 players he selected on December 26, four will have to be cut before the first game of the tournament, on January 11th in Berlin, against Brazil. But before coach Dinart makes …

“I am really happy that I got the chance to be here”

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INTERVIEW – The new shooting star of the Netherlands, Delaila Amega, speaks to stregspiller.com about her first major championship, what a bronze medal would mean to her and future ambitions. By Peter Bruun Life has been moving fast for Delaila Amega during these past two weeks. Before this European championship, she was probably only known to some people inside Dutch handball …

”A great experience”

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INTERVIEW – Despite the disappointment of losing the semi-final to Russia, the young Romanian keeper, Yuliya Dumanska is happy and content with her first European championship. One of her dreams for the future:  Play for a Champions League club, she reveals to stregspiller.com on Media Day at the ongoing EHF European championship, in France. By Peter Bruun “Yuliya who?  Has …

“I do not hear the crowd”

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INTERVIEW – The crowd at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris will not impress  Anna Sen.  “I never hear the crowd, I only hear myself,” she claims ahead of the EHF European championship final, against France, on Sunday By Peter Bruun If we are to believe Anna Sen, the audience at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris-Bercy can create all …

“I am so happy – I finally got the call”

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INTERVIEW – Better late than never. Gnonsiane Niombla only recently arrived at the European championship, but it made her so much happier, when she finally received the call from Olivier Krumbholz – the national coach of France. By Peter Bruun Actually, she had prepared herself to watch the European championship on TV from her home, but right before the semi-final, …

“Without her the task before us will be even tougher”

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INTERVIEW – Ambros Martín sees no conflict of interest coaching two teams at the same time – Romania on the national level, while being employed at Russia’s top club, Rostov-Don. According to Martin, working in two different cultures is inspiring, as well. On Friday, he’ll guide Romania’s national handball team through a difficult semi-final at the EHF European championship. By …

“We all work for each other and that’s the way we succeed”

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INTERVIEW – Having their second main round game at the 2018 European championship, against Sweden, postponed from Saturday to Sunday does not bother the French women at all, not when asking backcourt player, Estelle Nze Minko. “We are professionals and can deal with such a situation,” she says in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun  In the early …

“Responsibility is fine with me”

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INTERVIEW – With Tamara Horacek injured, the responsibilities of organizing the offense of “Les Femmes de Defis” at the 2018 EHF European championship rest squarely on the shoulders of Grace Zaadi. However, the 25-year-old center back of Metz Handball is quite comfortable with the workload that she is facing at the ongoing tournament. By Peter Bruun France is a lucky …

“The delay is annoying”

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INTERVIEW – As the rest of the Serbian team, line player Sladjana Pop-Lazic, is frustrated that the games scheduled for Saturday at the 2018 European championship, are now postponed until Sunday due to expected demonstrations all over France. As a consequence, Serbia will have to play two matches on consecutive days.  Still, the unexpected turn of events can’t ruin the upbeat …