Bent Dahl

”It does not end here”

INTERVIEW – Bent Dahl, the current assistant and future head coach of Siófok KC Hungary, is unwilling to accept the decision from the Hungarian Handball Federation to cancel all results of the 2019/20 season, effectively eliminating Siófok from a possible Champions League berth. “We’ll have to see what can be done about this situation,” he says in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By… »

“It is inevitable that there will be bankruptcies as a consequence of this”

FEATURE – The financial consequences of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic begin to affect handball all over the world. As more and more federations call an end to the 2019/20 handball season, the financia… »

“All competitions will be completed – somehow”

FEATURE – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Handball Federation will try to resume club and national team competitions in June of this year, while FINAL4 tournaments have been reschedule… »

End of Season?

FEATURE – How do handball players deal with the Covid-19 break? Is it a welcome interruption of an otherwise tough schedule or do they fear an even tighter program once competition resumes? Should all handball federations cancel the remainder of the 2019/20 season, as some organizations already did and plan ahead? Opinions are split, as the interviews with two of the sport’s best players reflect.… »

Team Denmark

“They should have some trust in my integrity and give it a chance”

FEATURE – Jesper Jensen, the new coach of Denmark’s women’s handball team firmly believes he can take the team to the next level and fight for medals at major tournaments, once again. He also admits t… »

Magnifique!

Match of the Week – Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball 24:29 (11:11) Before the Match It was a festive atmosphere in Rostov-Don. A choir sang the EHF anthem and the President of the EHF, Michael Wiederer and… »

“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… »

Again…Spain rule handball Europe

By Kevin Domas After winning the trophy in 2018, Spain did it again on Sunday afternoon, in Stockholm.  In their first EURO final in ten years, Croatia were a formidable opponent.   Before the Match P… »

One for the ages

By Kevin Domas The semi-final between Norway and Croatia will be one that will be remembered in decades to come.  16.500 in attendance witnessed two periods of extra time and a dramatic end, before Croatia could book their ticket to the EHF EURO final, their first one in 10 years. Before the Match Most of the pundits had expected Sweden or Denmark to be in the final round of the competition, but N… »