Bent Dahl

”It does not end here”

INTERVIEW – Bent Dahl, the current assistant and future head coach of Siófok KC Hungary, is unwilling to accept the decision from the Hungarian Handball Federation to cancel all results of the 2019/20 season, effectively eliminating Siófok from a possible Champions League berth. “We’ll have to see what can be done about this situation,” he says in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By… »

“It is inevitable that there will be bankruptcies as a consequence of this”

FEATURE – The financial consequences of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic begin to affect handball all over the world. As more and more federations call an end to the 2019/20 handball season, the financia… »

“All competitions will be completed – somehow”

FEATURE – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Handball Federation will try to resume club and national team competitions in June of this year, while FINAL4 tournaments have been reschedule… »

End of Season?

FEATURE – How do handball players deal with the Covid-19 break? Is it a welcome interruption of an otherwise tough schedule or do they fear an even tighter program once competition resumes? Should all handball federations cancel the remainder of the 2019/20 season, as some organizations already did and plan ahead? Opinions are split, as the interviews with two of the sport’s best players reflect.… »

“I see a bright future for our national team”

INTERVIEW – After the 2020 summer Olympics, Tomas Axnér will take over as Sweden’s women´s national handball coach – it will a first. He doesn’t see his lack of experience as women´s coach as a handic… »

“We cannot allow Esbjerg to score another 31 goals”

INTERVIEW – Grace Zaadi is well aware that Metz Handball will have to tighten their defense compared to the first match against Team Esbjerg, if they expect to have a chance in Denmark and secure firs… »

Team Denmark

“They should have some trust in my integrity and give it a chance”

FEATURE – Jesper Jensen, the new coach of Denmark’s women’s handball team firmly believes he can take the team to the next level and fight for medals at major tournaments, once again. He also admits that he doesn’t have a scripted plan yet and that he’s “a bit annoyed” that not every one of his Danish coaching colleagues is happy with his nomination. By Peter Bruun It came to no surprise when Jesp… »

“I hope to finish my time in Odense in style”

INTERVIEW – Stine Jørgensen, captain of Denmark´s women´s national handball team, explains her somewhat surprising decision to join SG BBM Bietigheim after three years with Odense Handbold. By Peter B… »

“We have a lot at stake”

INTERIEW – Kristine Breistøl enjoys having qualified for the quarter-final of the DELO EHF Champions League with Team Esbjerg. Now, the hard-shooting, Norwegian, back-court player sees a good chance t… »

“In Hungary they play a fast and tough handball and I am looking forward to it”

By J. Schutz INTERVIEW –  It was one of the more spectacular transfers of last year, when German international, Julia Behnke, left TuS Metzingen to join the 2019 DELO EHF Champions League finalist, Rostov-Don.  Since then, she has taken major steps forward in her development as handball player – progress that could be witnessed at the World Cup, in Japan, last December.  But, it did not stop there… »