“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, …

“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 …

“I felt I was treated like a drug abuser”

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FEATURE – Finally, the IHF delivered a verdict after his inflammatory statements during the 2019 Women´s World Championship.  Kim Rasmussen can look forward. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the Danish top coach looks back at what he characterizes an absurd series of events that led him to a € 4500 fine and a two-months suspension from handball. By Peter …

“I go to Russia with an open mind”

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INTERVIEW – For Kathrine Heindahl a dream came true, when she signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow, a few days ago. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the 27-year-old line player talks about her reasons to join the ambitious Russian project, while admitting that it ‘s difficult to have well developed expectations at this point in time. By Peter …

“The defeat against Ferencvaros felt like a punch in the face”

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INTERVIEW – Denisa Dedu felt the pressure to perform from the day she joined CSM Bucuresti. However, she also realizes that she needs this kind of stress to be her best, as she reveals in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun By the time Denisa Stefania Dedu decided to transfer to CSM Bucuresti she was well aware, that …

“I don´t think others are keen to face Sweden”

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INTERVIEW – Sweden´s new national coach, Glenn Solberg, is well aware that he has precious little time to prepare his team for the Olympic qualifiers in Berlin and that any long term planning will depend on the outcome of the tournament in the German capital, in April. Yet, the former Norway international is highly motivated and up for the challenge, …