“We just focus on doing our job”

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INTERVIEW – Jovanka Radicevic and her teammates at Vardar try not to get distracted from club owner Sergey Samsonenko´s threat to withdraw his financial support from the organization after this season.  Instead, they are focusing on the tasks ahead of them. On a more personal note, Radicevic hopes to stay in Vardar for the rest of her handball career, as …

No country for female coaches

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FEATURE – As female referees have “conquered” the pitch a long time ago, women head coaches are rarely seen in top handball.  Why? By Peter Bruun Female referees are no longer a rare sight in international top handball.  They have made inroads, not only officiating matches at the women’s level, but games at the men´s World Championship 2017, and at …

Hope springs in Denmark

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FEATURE – It has been seven years since a Danish team last won the Women´s Champions League. However, new powerhouses like Odense Håndbold and København Håndbold give fans of women´s handball in Denmark every right to hope for a new golden era at club level. By Peter Bruun “The trophy has its home in Denmark.” This was the headline that …

“I have nothing to lose”

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INTERVIEW – There were many words of warning, when it became known that young Danish international, Anne Mette Hansen from København Håndbold, was making her move to mighty Gyor. So far, the 22-year-old hard-shooting left back sees no reason to regret her decision to joining the ruling Champions League winners. By Peter Bruun Back in the spring many people – …

“I feel no need to be number one”

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FEATURE – Torbjørn Bergerud and Norway’s national team coach, Christian Berge, find the move of the 23-year-old goalkeeper to Flensburg in 2018 to be a perfect next step in Bergerud´s career. Surprisingly, he does not see himself as the first-choice keeper in his new club. By Peter Bruun SG Flensburg-Handewitt found a perfect solution dealing with some of their upcoming …

The mighty fall

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FEATURE – Former great handball nations such as Russia and Poland will not be represented at the European championship in Croatia, next January. This is just one of the facts after the final round of qualification, which included several surprises, and makes us look forward to a Balkan party with no less than five teams from what used to be …

“CSM will be my first real foreign adventure”

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INTERVIEW – Despite having played three years at Danish TTH Holstebro and one with Nykøbing Falster, Swedish international, Nathalie Hagman, still finds her move to CSM Bucuresti her first real stay abroad. By Peter Bruun “Joining CSM Bucuresti will be my first foreign adventure!” At first, this statement from Nathalie Hagman may come as a surprise. After all, the 25-year-old …