Norway outrun Hungary – Semi-Final next

MATCH REIVEW – Norway had absolutely no problems booking the ticket to their second semi-final at a World championship, as they met Hungary is their last main round match. After an even start, Norway were dominating the game, winning by nine goals. The team of  coach Christian Berge was simply better as well as faster than their opponents. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Norway vs Hungary 35:… »

“I never thought I’d stay this long in Szeged”

INTERVIEW – Juan Carlos Pastor has enjoyed tremendous success as head coach of Pick Szeged during his almost six years in the Hungarian club. It’s part of the reason why he has stayed so much longer t… »

“Defeating the Danes in their own arena would be so cool”

INTERVIEW – Sweden failed to book the early ticket for a semi-final appearance at the 2019 World Cup, as they lost 30:27 to Norway. All of a sudden, Sweden’s chances for a trip to Hamburg look slim, c… »

“I believe in Denmark”

INTERVIEW – Magnus Jøndal made a significant contribution in Norway’s “Must-Win” game against Sweden (30:27), at the ongoing World championship, scoring 11 goals on 12 attempts. The 30-year-old left wing confirms to that all Norway can do now, is to beat Hungary and wait for the outcome of the last match in the main round, between Denmark and Sweden. By Peter Bruun Magnus Jøndal c… »

7-against-6 plus Nikolaj Øris

MATCH REVIEW – It took Denmark nearly 40 minutes to get their attack going, and only when coach Jacobsen played 7-against-6, did Denmark defeat Egypt, who showed impressive will power and stayed close… »

Norway – staying alive

MATCH REVIEW – A convincing 30:27 win in the Scandinavian derby against Sweden, keeps Norway’s  semi-final dreams alive and postpones any other decisions until the very last match day of Group II, on… »

Sagosen and Rød combine for 20

MATCH REVIEW – Norway couldn’t create a reassuring distance against Egypt, who were not beaten until the very last minutes in Sunday´s second main round match at Boxen arena, in Herning. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Norway vs Egypt 32:28 (16:14) Before the Match Having lost their last preliminary group match 30:26 against Denmark, Norway carried only two points to the main round.  Still, t… »

Hungary keep Olympic dream alive

MATCH REVIEW – Hungary did not have much trouble defeating Tunisia while keeping their hope to reach the Olympic qualifiers alive. By Peter Bruun Main Round Group II Hungary vs Tunisia 26:21 (16:14) H… »

“They will have to throw me out”

INTERVIEW – In the world of international handball, he may well be the number one comeback kid – Kim Andersson has returned to the Swedish national team once again and even at the age of 36, he makes… »

Sweden in charge

MATCH REVIEW – It took Sweden about 14 minutes to get going in their first main round match against Tunisia, but when they finally did get a grip on the match, they cruised to an easy 12-goal win. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Tunisia vs Sweden 23:35 (14:19) Before the Match Tunisia had reached the main round as the third team of Group C, but they didn’t bring any points forward. On the one… »