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 Scandinavian showdown between hosts Denmark and their northern neighbours Norway takes place in Boxen Arena, on Thursday, at 20:15 hrs local time. This match will not only decide first place in Group C,… »

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 c… »

Defense + 7-against-6 = another Danish win

MATCH REVIEW – Denmark recorded their fourth win in a row at the 2019 World Championship, but the hosts had significant problems in the first 15-20 minutes of the game Only when Nikolaj Jacobsen changed to a 7-against-6 attack, did the Danish game begin to work. By Peter Bruun Group C Austria vs Denmark 17:28 (8:11) Before the Match After winning 34:22 against Saudi Arabia with the “B-Team”, on Mo… »

Norway goes 4:0

MATCH REVIEW – As expected, Norway had absolutely no problems with Chile who were smashed in the second, on Tuesday evening, in Herning. Norway celebrated their main round berth scoring 40 goals or mo… »

Tunisia keep main round hopes alive

MATCH REVIEW – It took Tunisia almost 30 minutes to get control of the match against Saudi Arabia but when the North Africans did get the upper hand, they left no doubt who would leave the pitch as a… »

Dreaming of main round berth

MATCH REVIEW – With their first win in the competition, Tunisia entered the race for third place in Group C, a ranking that will qualify for the main round. Chile could have improved their qualification options for the next stage, but even after staging several comebacks, the South Americans never got near victory. By Peter Bruun Group C Tunisia vs Chile 36:30 (18:15) Before the Match Tunisia had… »

“Final” Match of Group A

By Chris O’Reilly + Kevin Domas Head-to-Head – Germany vs France Tuesday evening’s headline match in Berlin provides us with the first true heavyweight clash of the 2019 World Championship, co-hosts G… »

“As long as you try hard, people will trust you”

By Kevin Domas  INTERVIEW – If you haven’t heard about Dika Mem, you must have been living in a cave or under a rock for the past three years. The French right-hander, who turned 21 last August, has s… »

Denmark woke up – at last

MATCH REVIEW – A more focused performance in the last 25 minutes against Saudi Arabia, made up for a match that wasn’t one the hosts could be proud of. Apart from some very obvious concentration deficits, it became apparent that Denmark is in trouble when the stars get a day off. By Peter Bruun Group C Denmark vs Saudi Arabia 34:22 (17:11) Before the Match Denmark´s coach Nikolaj Jacobsen had arra… »