Another French club, another early exit?

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Last season, Montpellier HB sent Barca Lassa out of the Champions League already in the Round Last 16, moving on to win the tournament. This year, another French team may turn into Barca´s “Waterloo”, as HBC Nantes are the opponents of the mighty Catalans in the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-final. By Peter Bruun Men´s Cham… »

“We have to prevent Flensburg from running their fast-breaks”

INTERVIEW – Ahead of the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals against Flensburg, Veszprém playmaker, Mate Lekai, speaks to stregspiller.com about the chances of his club against the German champi… »

“It was just hit and run” – Australia’s secret Sydney Olympics team

Photo: (Un)informed Handball Hour INTERVIEW – Former Australian handball international and current Kosovo coach Taip Ramadani spoke on the (Un)informed Handball Hour podcast about the secret handball… »

“This is the biggest weekend in handball you can play on club level”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Along with most of her teammates of Metz Handball, Xenia Smits will travel to Budapest to play the FINAL4 of the Women’s DELO EHF Champions League, for the first time. After winning by five in Romania, the French side succeeded again at home, on Saturday evening.  A few moments after the final buzzer, the 24 years old player was still overwhelmed by the achievement. “I j… »

“As long as there is a chance, I’ll fight for it”

INTERVIEW – Jovanka Radicevic talks about the challenging situation before the return match against Metz, in the EHF Champions League quarterfinal and returning to Buducnost, where she played as a you… »

+++ Telegram – Champions League (W) Quarterfinals -1st Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top Metz HB Yes, CSM played the match without the likes of Cristina Neagu, Amanda Kurtovic and Dragan Cvijic – nevertheless the collective effort of Metz did not fail to impress. The te… »

Déjà Vu

Women´s EHF Champions League quarter-final – 1st Leg stergspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – It looked like a film seen before, as FTC lost their seventh EHF Champions League quarterfinal match in the past four seasons. The Hungarian team showed fine moral, but despite missing Anna Vyakhireva and Ana Paul Rodrigues, Rostov-Don were simply the better and smarter team this Sunday, in Erd. By P… »

Last call for Kristiansen?

INTERVIEW – In a week from now, Vipers Kristiansand may have qualified for their very first EHF Champions League FINAL4 if the Norwegian champions can defeat Buducnost in the quarter-finals. To one of… »

Will FTC break their quarter-final curse?

  Womens´s Champions League quarter-final – 1st Leg stregspiller.com –  MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Three years in a row, the quarter-final has spelled the end of FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria’s run in… »

“Winning titles will never get old”

INTERVIEW – Despite all the cups and precious medals, Nycke Groot collected in Györ over the past four years, she’s still hungry for more. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, she realizes that winning the Champions League may not be a given, once she joins Odense, but she expects to lift that very trophy with the Danish club at some time in the future. For now, her goal is to defeat… »