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 head coach Christian Berge in a serious way. By Peter Bruun Group C Norway vs Austria 34:24 (16:13) Before the Match Norway´s coach Christian Berge was forced to make one of three permissible substitutio… »

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 qu… »

“I am just happy to be here”

INTERVIEW – Harald Reinkind speaks to stregspiller.com about his late entry at the 2019 IHF Word Championship and adjusting to a new life at THW Kiel. By Peter Bruun Having a break from a tough handba… »

“We’ve got no plan – I’m here if they need me”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – You bet that the press officer of the French team didn’t expect as many journalists turning up. But, on Sunday morning, almost 40 of them squeezed in a tight room to witness first hand what Nikola Karabatic, the superstar from Paris Saint-Germain, had to say in his first public press conference after the joining Team France, in Berlin at the ongoing World Cup. For now, h… »

“I very much would like to exchange silver for gold”

INTERVIEW – He is only 21 years old, but Magnus Abelvik Rød is already playing his third major championship, and for obvious reasons, he dreams of upgrading that silver medal, he won at the most recen… »

He’s Back!

By Kevin Domas  “Nikola Karabatic is in town!” The news shocked everybody in the world of handball. Even French journalists back in Paris were caught by surprise when the news spread late, on Friday e… »

Another game, another XXL win

MATCH REVIEW – After trashing Chile by 23 goals in the opening match, Denmark took another double digit win, against Tunisia in the host´s first match, in Herning’s Boxen Arena. Tunisia never stood a chance against a highly motivated Danish team who never looked back after a 7:0 run, right at the start of the game. By Peter Bruun Group C Denmark vs Tunisia 36:22 (19:10) Before the Match Denmark st… »

Norway smash Saudi Arabia

MATCH REVIEW – For the second day in succession, Norway lived up to expectations and trashed the underdog. On Saturday, Saudi Arabia lost the encounter by 19 goals in Herning’s Boxen Arena. By Peter B… »

Chile humiliate Austria

MATCH REVIEW – Only two days after losing by 23 goals to Denmark, Chile rose and defeated Austria by as much as eight goals. Austria left a disappointing impression, apparently underestimating the wil… »

It’s a start

MATCH REPORT – Norway did what they had to do – defeat Tunisia in their first match of the 2019 World Championship. Still, it took some time before the Scandinavian title contender created the difference between the two teams. By Peter Bruun Group C Tunisia vs Norway 24:34 (13:18) Before the Match Missing one of their most important players – right back Amine Bannour – Tunisia were even more depen… »