“Things have become better with Martín”

INTERVIEW – Mayssa Pessoa is in no doubt that her team, Rostov-Don have a much better chance of winning the FINAL4 than in their maiden season, last year. The reason for the optimism of the Brazilian top keeper – the new head coach, Ambros Martín. By Peter Bruun It’s often hard to be a debutant at the FINAL4, and Rostov-Don were no exception to the un-written rule, as they made their first appeara… »

“You cannot play a Champions League semi-final without feeling pressure”

INTERVIEW – In this interview with stregspiller.com, Vipers coach, Ole Gustav Gjekstad, admits that his players cannot play completely free of pressure, when they enter their semi-final clash against… »

It is a new feeling

INTERVIEW – It certainly is not the first time, Gabor Danyi appears at a FINAL4 together with Györ, but it will be his first time as head coach. He openly admits that such circumstances makes everythi… »

“It does not matter if you have won everything until now”

INTERVIEW – Ambros Martín has arrived in Budapest for his fifth FINAL4, but for the first time, he is not a coach of Györ, the club he won the Champions League on four previous occasions. This time, the successful Spaniard will lead Rostov-Don, but such circumstances do not make much of a difference, he claims. By Peter Bruun if there is one person in the world of women´s handball, who deserves to… »

A determined coach – a determined team

INTERVIEW – Not only is Emmanuel Mayonnade new to the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 as coach. His team, Metz Handball, are debutants at the event as well. In his talk with stregspiller.com, the young coach… »

”Of course, Vipers are the underdogs”

INTERVIEW – Norway´s national team coach, Thorir Hergeirsson realizes that the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 debutants,Vipers Kristiansand, are the underdogs in Budapest, next weekend. Yet, he does believe… »

“This event is a reward for all the hard work, we put in all season long”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW While she’s just 21 years of age, the (handball) life of Meline Nocandy has accelerated a great deal over the course of these past few months. Only two months ago, the Metz Handball player discovered what it’s like to play in the French national team, and this weekend she’s about to find out what it’s like to compete in the DELO Women’s EHF Champions League Final4. At the… »

“I’m so much looking forward to the FINAL4 – I just want it to start”

INTERVIEW Groningen, Emmen, Oldenburg, Baia Mare, Paris, Rostov-Don these were the career stops of Lois Abbingh, thus far. On Saturday, she and her Rostov teammates will compete in semi-final number t… »

“Fatigue is the worst opponent”

By Nemanja Savic  INTERVIEW Dragan Adzic has been synonymous with the success of the handball teams of Buducnost and Montenegro for almost a decade now. Having won two Champions League titles in 2012… »

“Should I be extra tough, or extra kind against my sister?”

By Chris O’Reilly and Brian Campion INTERVIEW It will be a special weekend for the Kristiansen family in Budapest. Making it to the Women’s EHF FINAL4 is a massive achievement on its own, but making it all the way with a sister is extra special. It’s something we’ll see at the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 with Anna Vyakhireva & Polina Kuznetzova wearing the colours of Rostov-Don for the second year… »