“It still is a rocky road ahead”

By Kevin Domas Marie-Hélène Sajka is one of the revelations of the first part of the season in the DELO EHF Women’s Champions League. Four games into the tournament, the tall left-hander has already beaten her scoring record from two seasons ago. After playing for Toulon St. Cyr  in 2018/19, she’s back in Metz and hungry for success. stregspiller.com talked to the right back of Metz after the comm… »

“Winning the Champions League is a catalyst for growth for any club”

By Kevin Domas Over the course of the past fifteen years he has played for some of the biggest clubs – Ciudad Real, FC Barcelona and now Paris Saint-Germain. Meet Viran Morros, one of the world’s best… »

“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,… »

“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 Handball player discovered what it’s like to play in the French national team, and this weekend she’s about to find out what it’s like to compete in the DELO Women’s EHF Champions League Final4. At the… »

“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 experience… »

“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 winning by five in Romania, the French side succeeded again at home, on Saturday evening.  A few moments after the final buzzer, the 24 years old player was still overwhelmed by the achievement. “I j… »

“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 b… »

“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 seasons in Siofok. Life for Estelle Nze Minko must be quite something, right now. “It’s pretty cool,” she laughs after listening to the introduction. The French left-back (27), doesn’t quite look lik… »