“Montpellier is an opportunity I don’t want to waste”

By Kevin Domas If you were in Strasbourg for the pre-season Eurotournoi this past weekend, you could not have missed him among all the new signings of Montpellier. Even though there are seven of them, Hugo Descat stood out on left wing. All in all, he played ninety minutes (thirty in each game), scoring 18 goals and prompting team manager, Patrice Canayer, to say : “If I didn’t decide to give him… »

“This event is a reward for all the hard work, we put in all season long”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW While she’s just 21 years of age, the (handball) life of Meline Nocandy has accelerated a great deal over the course of these past few months. Only two months ago, the Metz Ha… »

“Everybody sees Györ as a favorite, but I disagree”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW Fred Bougeant knows a thing or two about the Women’s DELO EHF FINAL4. He was the first French coach to ever qualify a team for the event.  Last season he did so with Russia’s… »

“Today was a great game, but not good enough”

By Kevin Domas  INTERVIEW You can score thirteen goals, play your best game ever in the VELUX EHF Champions League and still not lead your team to the FINAL4. That’s what PSG’s Nédim Rémili experienced on Sunday evening. The right-back delivered a spectacular performance against Kielce, finding the back of the net ten times in the second half alone.  But, despite Rémili’s outstanding score, his te… »

“This is the biggest weekend in handball you can play on club level”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Along with most of her teammates of Metz Handball, Xenia Smits will travel to Budapest to play the FINAL4 of the Women’s DELO EHF Champions League, for the first time. After… »

“It seems like every player is playing her best handball, right now”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Could it be the year for Metz? Metz Handball have been chasing the Women’s EHF Champions League FINAL4 for the past two seasons. In their previous attempts they were stopped… »

“In 2016, I said I’d stop after EURO’18…and here I am”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – We shouldn’t be talking to Amandine Leynaud right now, as the French goalkeeper had one thought in mind after Olivier Krumbholz took over the French national handball team back in 2016. “I told him I would stop after the European championship at home,” she smiles. Today, it seems that she has changed her mind, as the 32 year-old is still here, answering journalists’ ques… »

“When Györ knocks on your door, you can’t say no”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – She is a World- and European champion with France, a nominee for the IHF Player of the Year 2018 and she just signed with the Hungarian handball powerhouse Györ, after three… »

“The bad times are behind us”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – In Nantes, the last couple of weeks have been nerve wrecking and that’s an understatement. It has been one of the worst periods ever since the club was promoted to first div… »

What’s up in Brest?

By Kevin Domas Did you follow the news? Some Romanian media outlets have been speculating that French side, Brest Bretagne Handball, have offered a significant amount of money to attract the services of CSM star, Cristina Neagu, for next season. It’s not the first time the French club has made moves to attract some of handball’s biggest names. First, Allison Pineau joined in 2016, Ana Gros and Isa… »