Scandi neighbours set for historic final

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW – For the first time in the history of handball, two Scandinavian countries meet in a Men’s World Championship final. Stregspiller.com takes a look at the history as well as some possible key factors in the Sunday game. By Peter Bruun Norway vs Denmark Sunday 27 January at 17:30 CET in Herning The History Even before the first pass is thrown at Boxen in Herning Sun… »

Player Ratings – Germany vs Norway

By Chris O’Reilly Germany’s dream run to the World Championship final was torn apart by a smooth and smart Norwegian side on Friday night. Norway looked in control for most of the match and set up a S… »

Norway reach second consecutive World Championship final

MATCH REVIEW – With a win which was closer than the score suggests, Norway eliminated Germany in the second semi-final in Hamburg and set up the first all-Scandinavian Men’s World Championship final i… »

When words are hardly enough

MATCH REVIEW – The English language hardly has words to describe what happened this Friday evening in Hamburg, but on the following lines, I will try put some words on this incredible World Championship semi-final after all. Semi-final Denmark vs France 38:30 (21:15) By Peter Bruun Before The Match Denmark came into the match as the only team in the tournament to win all eight matches in the compe… »

Player Ratings – Denmark vs France

By Chris O’Reilly Denmark roared their way into the World Championship 2019 final by demolishing France’s defence in a 38:30 victory. The result was beyond doubt after a free-for-all in the first half… »

No chaos this time, please

Head-to-Head – Germany vs Norway By Chris O’Reilly and Peter Bruun Few people have forgotten the chaotic semi-final between Germany and Norway at the 2016 European Championship in Poland, which German… »

Should old acquaintance be forgot

Head-to-Head – Denmark vs France By Chris O’Reilly + Peter Bruun Denmark and France are certainly no strangers to each other when it comes to decisive matches at major tournaments. The Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg will be the venue of yet another clash between the two giants on Friday at 17:30 CET when they are lock horns in the first semi-final of the 2019 World Championship. They have met so man… »

Defense and Niklas Landin secure semi-final

MATCH REVIEW – As the only team in the tournament, Denmark has yet to surrender a single point. On Wednesday night, the Danes assured themselves of the semi-final at the 2019 World Championship, after… »

Norway outrun Hungary – Semi-Final next

MATCH REIVEW – Norway had absolutely no problems booking the ticket to their second semi-final at a World championship, as they met Hungary is their last main round match. After an even start, Norway… »

“I never thought I’d stay this long in Szeged”

INTERVIEW – Juan Carlos Pastor has enjoyed tremendous success as head coach of Pick Szeged during his almost six years in the Hungarian club. It’s part of the reason why he has stayed so much longer than he initially anticipated, as he reveals in this interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun  Spanish coaches have written success stories in clubs and national teams all over and Juan Carlos P… »