Vestergaard could not resist the challenge

INTERVIEW – Jakob Vestergaard talks to stregspiller.com about being the third Danish coach in a row at Women’s Champions League winner CSM Bucuresti and about their chances to defend the trophy. By Peter Bruun The Danish “tradition” continues at CSM Bucuresti, when Jakob Vestergaard was introduced as new head coach at the Romanian club. The 41-year-old, who has won the Women´s Champions League wit… »

Klavs Bruun Jorgensen

Is Klavs Bruun Jørgensen too strong of a fertilizer for delicate Danish flowers?

COLUMN – Danish women´s national coach Klavs Bruun Jørgensen could join his country s prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen in singing “Nobody knows the Trouble I´ve seen” this summer.  The question is,… »

I leave with no regrets!

INTERVIEW – Jean Brihault feels no bitterness quitting the EHF presidency, does not believe in the idea of a Premier Handball League, and certain doubts about the new handball rules. By Peter Bruun  I… »

Kielce wins Champions League after crazy comeback and penalty shootout

MATCH REVIEW – Having accomplished the most stunning of all FINAL4 comebacks, Kielce lifted the Champions League trophy after penalty shootout. KS Vive Tauron Kielce vs MVM Veszprém 39:38 after extra time and penalty shootout. Regualr match 29:29 (13:17), 35:35 (32:33) after extra time By Peter Bruun Before the Match The final was historic in more than one way.  It was the first time ever, that th… »

This time Paris did not throw it all away!

MATCH REVIEW – Five goals up, then two goals down.  Still, Paris Saint-Germain managed to secure the Champions League bronze medal through a narrow win against Kiel. Paris Saint-Germain Handball vs TH… »

Veszprém reach Champions League final after hard work

MATCH REVIEW – Kiel were reaching out for the Champions League final, but Veszprém grabbed the ticket after extra time. THW Kiel vs MVM Veszprém 28:31 after extra time, regular match 25:25 (15:12) By… »

FINAL4 2016 opens with a sensation!

MATCH REVIEW – Kielce set the scene in the Lanxess Arena of Cologne with a sensational semi-final win against Paris! KS Vive Tauron Kielce vs Paris Saint-Germain Handball 28:26 (16:16) By Peter Bruun Before the Match “Our team is better than Kielce!”, Paris defender Henrik Møllgaard told stregspiller.com on Friday. “Well, good for him!” Kielce line player Julen Aguinagalde responded. Then the fron… »

Julen Aguinagalde

All four teams can win, claims Julen Aguinagalde

INTERVIEW – Kielce´s Spanish international Julen Aguinagalde finds it impossible to point out a favorite among the FINAL4 teams this year. By Peter Bruun As thorough readers of this website will know,… »

Landin defies heel injury to play his first FINAL4

INTERVIEW – It takes more than an injured heel to stop Niklas Landin from playing the FINAL4 for the first time in his career – an event he really does not know what to expect from. By Peter Bruun Whe… »

Gislason admits using Bundesliga games as FINAL4 preparation

INTERVIEW – When Kiel could no longer become German champion; coach Gislason used the remaining Bundesliga matches to experiment ahead of the FINAL4. By Peter Bruun It is the first time in the history of handball that we will hear this. And most likely it will be the only time.  A German team has been using Bundesliga matches as preparation for an EHF FINAL4 tournament! This is what THW Kiel have… »