Portugal send Slovenia to the semis

By Kevin Domas   Match of the Day:  Portugal vs Hungary With only one game left to play, all Hungary needed to go to the semi-finals were two points. But they didn’t grab them. Slovenia are the big winners as their loss against Norway did nothing to prevent them from qualifying for the semifinals.  Portugal will travel to Stockholm as well to fight for fifth place.  Before the Match The first… »

Norway qualify, Hungary and Slovenia battle for a second semifinal ticket

By Kevin Domas Match of the Day Norway needed one win out of their last two matches to secure a semifinal spot at EURO 2020.  But, the real clash of the day was the first game between Slovenia and Por… »

“We can’t be satisfied when looking towards the future”

Mia Hermansson-Hogdahl doesn’t need much of an introduction.  The two time Champions League winner  and IHF Player of the Year (1994) is widely recognized as one of the best handball players ever. In… »

“I immediately felt really good about the proposal from Odense”

It may be the top transfer of the 2020/21 season, as 2019 World champion, Lois Abbingh will leave Rostov-Don to join struggling Odense Handbold in the summer. In Denmark she will reunite with her national teammates Nycke Groot und Tess Wester. stregspiller.com talked with Lois why she opted for Odense, a club that’s in the middle of a restructuring process and what she expects to accomplish with h… »

“In January it’s dark 24 hours a day in Iceland – so we try to give people hope with handball”

By Kevin Domas He may be 34, but Bjorgvin Pall Gustavsson remains one of those goalkeepers that can change the course of a game. He proved it, once again, against Portugal, when his saves helped his t… »

“If I would only know – I could be the coach in France or Denmark”

Three bronze and one gold medal at European championships between 2002 to 2008 are just some good reasons to talk with Danish handball legend, Joachim Boldsen, about the tops and flops at EURO 2020. H… »

Torbjorn Bergerud forces Sweden out of competition

By Kevin Domas The Scandinavian derby on Sunday evening had Sweden with their backs against the wall, as a defeat against Norway would lead to the elimination of the hosts from the EHF EURO 2020 Elsewhere Slovenia, just as Norway, had the opportunity to move closer to the semi-finals if they were to beat Hungary. And, Portugal were looking to win their fourth match in the competition to keep their… »

“We should not look at the big picture yet”

He was the Player of the Match against Sweden after saving 11 of 29 shots that came his way – Portugal’s goalkeeper, Alfredo Quintana.  Although, the host disappointed the home crowd, Quintana refuses… »

“Coach Pereira is giving us the confidence to succeed”

On Friday, Joao Ferraz and Tiago Rocha combined for eight of Portugal’s 35 goals against the home team from Sweden, at EURO 2020. On Media Day stregspiller.com caught up with both of them to talk abou… »

“Right now, our adrenalin level is really, really high”

In the match against Sweden, he scored six times, pushing Portugal that much closer to a decisive ten goal victory against the host of EURO 2020. By now, the outstanding performances of the team of head coach, Paulo Pereira, do not come as total surprises anymore after defeating the likes of France and Sweden.  Before the next game against Iceland, stregspiller.com got the chance to talk to a very… »