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… »

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 chang… »

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 winner. By Peter Bruun Group C Saudi Arabia vs Tunisia 20:24 (8:12) Before the Match While Saudi Arabia could no longer reach the main round – no one expected it – Tunisia´s 36:30 win against Chile on… »

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 qualificati… »

“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 swept through the world of handball like a hurricane. Eight years ago, he didn’t know anything about this sport. Back then a friend dragged him to a practice session with lasting results, as he joined … »

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 defic… »

Third double digit win for Norway

MATCH REVIEW – For a third time in a row Norway won by double digits. Despite showing up with a much improved moral compared to their previous match, Austria were not able to challenge the team of hea… »

Noch einmal schlafen…

By Kevin Domas In Berlin, everything is going according to plan. Germany and France lead Group A with four points each and both favorites have been going down the same path. A first game of average quality, including wins that didn’t convince anyone except themselves. The stress of dealing with the vagaries of a  first game was to blame for the performance according to the two coaches. But, on Sat… »