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 that he doesn’t have a scripted plan yet and that he’s “a bit annoyed” that not every one of his Danish coaching colleagues is happy with his nomination. By Peter Bruun It came to no surprise when Jesp… »

“I hope to finish my time in Odense in style”

INTERVIEW – Stine Jørgensen, captain of Denmark´s women´s national handball team, explains her somewhat surprising decision to join SG BBM Bietigheim after three years with Odense Handbold. By Peter B… »

“We have a lot at stake”

INTERIEW – Kristine Breistøl enjoys having qualified for the quarter-final of the DELO EHF Champions League with Team Esbjerg. Now, the hard-shooting, Norwegian, back-court player sees a good chance t… »

“The tough part is getting to Cologne”

INTERVIEW – He already won the Champions League twice with HC Vardar Skopje in 2017 and 2019. Now, Igor Karacic is aiming to win the most prestigious club competition in the world for the third time in his career – this time with his new club, PGE Vive Kielce.  It would be just what he needs to clear the disappointing memories of the lost final at the EHF EURO 2020. By Peter Bruun “And now, as tea… »

“I am sure we have learned from our mistakes”

INTRVIEW – Györ are in some real danger of suffering their first defeat in 35 Champions League matches.  A loss would mean surrendering first place in their main round group, as the Hungarian champion… »

“My hunger for handball has grown so much bigger”

INTERVIEW – It was diagnosed as a minor injury, but it took more than a year, before Casper U. Mortensen was back on the handball court. Last Saturday, Barca’s left wing celebrated his comeback, when… »

“I felt I was treated like a drug abuser”

FEATURE – Finally, the IHF delivered a verdict after his inflammatory statements during the 2019 Women´s World Championship.  Kim Rasmussen can look forward. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the Danish top coach looks back at what he characterizes an absurd series of events that led him to a € 4500 fine and a two-months suspension from handball. By Peter Bruun “I felt I was treat… »

“I go to Russia with an open mind”

INTERVIEW – For Kathrine Heindahl a dream came true, when she signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow, a few days ago. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the 27-year-old line playe… »

“The defeat against Ferencvaros felt like a punch in the face”

INTERVIEW – Denisa Dedu felt the pressure to perform from the day she joined CSM Bucuresti. However, she also realizes that she needs this kind of stress to be her best, as she reveals in this exclusi… »

“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… »