Magyar Kupa

PREVIEW – This upcoming weekend, will report from Debrecen about the Hungarian Women´s Cup final – the Magyar Kupa. Before game action kicks into high gear, let’s take a closer look at the prospects of the teams involved. By Peter Bruun  In more and more countries the national cup competition is decided in a Final4 format and Hungary is no exception, as the winner of the Women´s M… »

What’s up in Brest?

By Kevin Domas Did you follow the news? Some Romanian media outlets have been speculating that French side, Brest Bretagne Handball, have offered a significant amount of money to attract the services… »

+++ Telegram – Champions League (W) – Main Round 6 +++

By Peter Bruun Top Thüringer HC The German champions had nothing at stake when visiting CSM Bucuresti only pride to play for, while the club from the Romanian capital could have achieved anything from… »

10 minutes enough for Györ

Women´s Champions League MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – As the first thirty minutes ended in a draw, Györ only needed 10 minutes early in the second half to decide the match against Vipers. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group 2 Vipers Kristiansand vs Györi Audi ETO KC 26:33 (17:17) The Result Vipers Kristiansand followed the favorites only during a very fast-paced and high-scoring openin… »

History in the making

Women´s Champions League – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Vipers Kristiansand already wrote a new chapter in handball history after reaching the quarter-final of the EHF Women´s Champion… »

“Non – je ne regrette rien”

INTERVIEW – Ana Gros has no second thoughts about her transfer from Metz to Brest before this season, despite her former team’s success in the 2018/19 Champions League season, while her current club d… »

“Records are great but we have to look ahead”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Is Paris Saint-Germain the best team ever competing in the Champions League? If you look at some of the stats there’s hardly any doubt. The club from theFrench capital just beat two records that speak volumes about the team’s potential, even though no title has been won, yet.  Of the fourteen games in the Group Phase of the VELUX EHF Champions League, Paris succeeded thi… »

“Only stars don’t make a great team”

Photo Credit: CSM INTERVIEW – Even for a coach as experienced as Dragan Djukic, the women´s team of CSM Bucuresti can be a challenge. “Complicated” is the term he uses when describing his six months i… »

“Maybe I needed to push myself to the limit”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – It’s been a month since Emmanuel Mayonnade accepted the job as coach of the Dutch women’s national team, following the departure of Helle Thomsen. At age 35 the new engageme… »

VELUX EHF Champions League Final4

+++ Telegram Champions League (M) – Round 14 +++

By Peter Bruun Top HC Zagreb A road win against Pick Szeged would have earned Zagreb fifth position and a potentially “easier” opponent in the Round of Last 16. Actually, the Croatian team was close to pulling a surprise, as they were leading most of the way, but in the end Zagreb had to settle for the draw (26:26). HC Motor Zaporozhye They are listed here not because of their performance in their… »