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

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, as he explains in this exclusive interview with… »

“We just have to focus on ourselves”

By Peter Bruun INTERVIEW – Eight goals from Nadine Schatzl contributed big time, as FTC added to CSM Bucuresti´s worries, when they defeated the Romanian top club 32:23, at the Women´s Champions Leagu… »

“We can’t be satisfied when looking towards the future”

Mia Hermansson-Hogdahl doesn’t need much of an introduction.  The two time Champions League winner  and IHF Player of the Year (1994) is widely recognized as one of the best handball players ever. In… »

“I immediately felt really good about the proposal from Odense”

It may be the top transfer of the 2020/21 season, as 2019 World champion, Lois Abbingh will leave Rostov-Don to join struggling Odense Handbold in the summer. In Denmark she will reunite with her national teammates Nycke Groot und Tess Wester. stregspiller.com talked with Lois why she opted for Odense, a club that’s in the middle of a restructuring process and what she expects to accomplish with h… »

“In January it’s dark 24 hours a day in Iceland – so we try to give people hope with handball”

By Kevin Domas He may be 34, but Bjorgvin Pall Gustavsson remains one of those goalkeepers that can change the course of a game. He proved it, once again, against Portugal, when his saves helped his t… »

“If I would only know – I could be the coach in France or Denmark”

Three bronze and one gold medal at European championships between 2002 to 2008 are just some good reasons to talk with Danish handball legend, Joachim Boldsen, about the tops and flops at EURO 2020. H… »

“We should not look at the big picture yet”

He was the Player of the Match against Sweden after saving 11 of 29 shots that came his way – Portugal’s goalkeeper, Alfredo Quintana.  Although, the host disappointed the home crowd, Quintana refuses the thought that the game this past Friday night should be used as yardstick and rule out any Swedish chances in the main round of EURO 2020. He’s also convinced that Portugal will do best keeping th… »

“Coach Pereira is giving us the confidence to succeed”

On Friday, Joao Ferraz and Tiago Rocha combined for eight of Portugal’s 35 goals against the home team from Sweden, at EURO 2020. On Media Day stregspiller.com caught up with both of them to talk abou… »

“Right now, our adrenalin level is really, really high”

In the match against Sweden, he scored six times, pushing Portugal that much closer to a decisive ten goal victory against the host of EURO 2020. By now, the outstanding performances of the team of he… »

“We know the Swedish players are a lot better than what they showed against Portugal”

Magnus Rod, is a cornerstone for his team at EURO 2020 at both ends of the court. and during media calls he is one of the most sought after players, next to Sander Sagosen and coach Christian Berge.  stregspiller.com talked to Norway’s right-back before the critical game against the host from Sweden. Four wins so far and five more to go all the way – will it be done? MR:  Hopefully!  We have a rea… »