“For us to be ahead of Serbia makes us extremely proud”

Photo: Kevin Domas By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Denmark’s powerful performance against Norway or the clash between France and German have made the headlines during the preliminary phase of the World Championship, but in the shadows of Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena, Brazil have written history. The South-Americans, won three games and made it to the main round of a World Cup, for the first time ever.… »

“One of the greatest experiences in my career”

INTERVIEW – Just like everyone else in the Danish camp, Niklas Landin is happy that he and his teammates have emerged from the group phase of the 2019 World Championship with the maximum of four point… »

World Championship Power Ranking

By Chris O’Reilly We’re halfway through the championship and only 12 teams remain in the race for the semi-finals in Hamburg and beyond. The final day of preliminary matches answered a number of impor… »

Challenge and Opportunity

INTERVIEW – René Toft Hansen is out of the 2019 World Championship after suffering a groin injury in last night’s match against Norway.  The misfortune of Denmark’s veteran line player, presents a huge opportunity and challenge for Simon Hald. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, Hald talks about Denmark’s upcoming opponents and his successful transfer from Aalborg to Flensburg. By P… »

Hansen and Landin win Group C for Denmark

MATCH REVIEW – 14 goals scored by Mikkel Hansen and another outstanding performance of goalkeeper, Niklas Landin, laid the foundation of Denmark’s success against Norway, winning Group C. By Peter Bru… »

Tunisia – at last

MATCH REVIEW – Tunisia never left any real doubt which team would go the main round, as they beat Austria by five goals in their last group match, on Thursday. By Peter Bruun Group C Austria vs Tunisi… »

Chile leave Herning as a winner

MATCH REVIEW – Chile wrote handball history, taking their second win at a World Championship for the first time ever. By Peter Bruun Group C Chile vs Saudi Arabia 32:27 (21:13) Before the match While Saudi Arabia only had the honor at stake, Chile could still reach the main round – in theory.  It would require a victory against Saudi Arabia, but it would also depend on the outcome of the match tha… »

Showdown in Herning

By Chris O’Reilly + Peter Bruun Head-to-Head – Denmark vs Norway Finally! The match everyone in Herning has been waiting for ever since the start of the World Championship has finally arrived. The Sca… »

Time to put the cards on the table

By Sascha Staat “I’m very proud of my team – we all should be very proud.” These were the words of Christian Prokop, head coach of the German national handball team after Tuesday’s draw against France… »

Mahe – finally

If Christian Prokop was satisfied with Germany’s draw against France, “Les Experts” were in complete agreement. Even though Didier Dinart’s men were trailing most of the time, they showed up when it counted most.  In goal, Vincent Gérard may not have delivered his best performance ever, but he had a crucial save against Fabian Böhm. By the same token, Timothey N’Guessan didn’t do much for most of… »