Sascha Staat Unplugged

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Welcome to “Sascha Staat Unplugged”. Sascha is a German freelance sports journalist. He started working for a local radio station when he was 19 years old and has hosted radio shows in both Germany and Italy, talking mainly about handball, football, baseball and ice hockey. He’s specifically known for hosting “Kreis Ab”, a weekly German handball podcast, and has been …

“We have to be 100 percent willing to work hard in every single game”

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By Sascha Staat Just over two years ago, Maik Machulla took the helm at SG Flensburg-Handewitt.  Sincce then, he added two league titles to his resumee. As in 2018, he also had to part ways with key players over the summer, but after winning the Super Cup against Kiel, last Wednesday and what appeared to be an easy win against …

“I don’t want a player on my team, who does not want to play for Kielce”

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By Sascha Staat On the outset of the 10th edition of the VELUX Men’s EHF FINAL4, Bertus Servaas, the president of Vive Kielce, talks about the team’s prospects in Cologne, beating Paris and the departure of Croatian playmaker Luka Cindric to Barca Lassa. First of all, congratulations to winning the Polish championship and making it to the VELUX EHF Men’s …

“Every time we take a step forward, we take two steps back”

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By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Tomorrow, Rhein-Neckar Löwen will try to keep their last title-hope of the season alive, when they face HBC Nantes, in France, in the return leg of the VELUX EHF Champions League. A quarterfinal awaits, or not? After yesterday’s stunning loss to lowly VfL Gummersbach it appears as if all hope is lost. After the match, …

Going for the jackpot

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By Sascha Staat Who would have thought? Germany went “all in” and so far Uwe Gensheimer & Co. keep defying the odds. It looks like the jackpot is waiting for the team of Christian Prokop at World Cup’19. Well, let’s not exaggerate, Denmark still is the favorite to win it all, especially because of Mikkel Hansen, who seems to be …

Time to put the cards on the table

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By Sascha Staat “I’m very proud of my team – we all should be very proud.” These were the words of Christian Prokop, head coach of the German national handball team after Tuesday’s draw against France. Although, it could easily feel like a loss considering the co-hosts squandered another lead, late in the game, it really feels more like a …

“Norway is ready”

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By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Frode Scheie used to be the shot-stopper of Norway’s national handball team, but these days he is the voice of handball for TV channel Viasat. I talked to the former goalkeeper about the upcoming World championship in Denmark and Germany and what’s in store for the team of coach Christian Berge. How much are you …

All In

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By Sascha Staat Well – I may have used this headline before, but I cannot recall when?  Yet, it wouldn’t surprise me, especially in connection with the German national handball team. A World championship on home soil is on the horizon for coach Christian Prokop and his men – one year after a disastrous ninth-place finish at the EHF Euro …