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 to their opponent for a second night in a row. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Egypt vs Denmark 20:26 (7:9) Before the Match After the Norway’s win against Sweden in the previous match, Denmark… »

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 Bruu… »

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) Hungary and Tunisia had less than 24 hours of recovery time after their first main round matches, losing 25:22 against Denmark and 35:23 versus Sweden, respectively. Neither team had a chance to reach… »

“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… »

Denmark win defense battle

MATCH REVIEW – Denmark had to work hard, but the team was never in trouble, as they took their sixth win in as many games, at the 2019 IHF World Cup. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group II Denmark vs Hungary 25:22 (15:10) Before the Match The game had written “revenge” all over it, as every Dane remembered the match in the Round of Last 16, at the 2017 World Championship, in France, when Hungary – s… »

“One of the greatest experiences in my career”

INTERVIEW – Just like everyone else in the Danish camp, Niklas Landin is happy that he and his teammates have emerged from the group phase of the 2019 World Championship with the maximum of four point… »

Challenge and Opportunity

INTERVIEW – René Toft Hansen is out of the 2019 World Championship after suffering a groin injury in last night’s match against Norway.  The misfortune of Denmark’s veteran line player, presents a hug… »

Hansen and Landin win Group C for Denmark

MATCH REVIEW – 14 goals scored by Mikkel Hansen and another outstanding performance of goalkeeper, Niklas Landin, laid the foundation of Denmark’s success against Norway, winning Group C. By Peter Bruun Group C Denmark vs Norway 30:26 (17:14) Before the Match The match between the Scandinavian neighbors promised handball at the highest level, in a battle for the group win and the best possible sta… »