“The bus ride back home will be a long one”

By Kevin Domas “The bus ride back home will be  a long one.” In one sentence, FC Barcelona’s Cédric Sorhaindo summed up the team’s feeling after losing their Champions League game in Montpellier by three goals. The French, on the other side, were quite happy with the result and after defeating Kielce at the same stage of the competition last season, they now have the opportunity to do it all over… »

No winners – only losers

By Sascha Staat After the Champions League match of PGE Vive Kielce against Rhein-Neckar Löwen (RNL) on Saturday, when I talked to legendary goalkeeper Slawomir Szmal he told me the following: “We wer… »

Tor Odvar Moen’s new challenge

INTERVIEW – After 20 years as “Mr. Larvik”, Tor Odvar Moen is leaving the Norwegian top club to take over Siófok KC in Hungary. Although it will be his first foreign adventure, he does not see it as a… »

“My mental coach helps me focus on what is important”

INTERVIEW – Danish international, Line Jørgensen, hired a personal mental coach in her efforts to come back from her long injury break. In her conversation with stregspiller.com, she talks about the results of this arrangement at a time, where psychological strength is called for more than ever considering the turmoil at CSM Bucuresti. By Peter Bruun Increasingly top athletes hire their own person… »

“My goal is to turn Germany into the new Holland”

INTERVIEW – Henk Groener, who became famous for leading the Dutch women’s national handball team from oblivion to the 2015 World Championship final, is determined to perform a similar miracle in Germa… »

“I want to win the Champions League while I am at my peak”

INTERVIEW – Her wish to play in the Champions League again and the chance of winning it have been the major reasons for Lois Abbingh´s decision to join Rostov-Don. Money did not play a major role in t… »

“I am 100% sure that Flensburg will remain a top club”

INTERVIEW – Despite stiff competition from wealthier clubs elsewhere in Europe, Flensburg’s managing director, Dierk Schmäschke, is convinced that his organization will defend its position as a top club in Germany as well as in Europe in the years to come. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, he expresses his firm believe that SG Flensburg-Handewitt´s brand as a German/Scandinavian c… »

“I’m quite fed up thinking about who’s to blame”

By Sascha Staat The announcement of Rhein-Neckar Löwen sending their B team to battle Kielce in the Round of Last 16 of the 2017/18 Champions League has been the hot topic in the world of handball dur… »

Total chaos

By Sascha Staat Wow, it escalated quickly.  In case you don’t know what’s going on, here is some basic information about the matter.  Back in 2016, the EHF informed all its member federations and nati… »

“We will have to win – it is as simple as that”

INTERVIEW – Despite her team having changed owners, Sabine Englert did not hesitate extending her contract with FC Midtjylland. Next season will be her 10th in Central Jutland – the place where the 36-year-old German goalkeeper expects to end her career. By Peter Bruun The fact that FC Midtjylland will change ownership and name as of next season – the football club no longer wanted to cover the de… »