”A great experience”

INTERVIEW – Despite the disappointment of losing the semi-final to Russia, the young Romanian keeper, Yuliya Dumanska is happy and content with her first European championship. One of her dreams for the future:  Play for a Champions League club, she reveals to stregspiller.com on Media Day at the ongoing EHF European championship, in France. By Peter Bruun “Yuliya who?  Has she even been at a majo… »

“I do not hear the crowd”

INTERVIEW – The crowd at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris will not impress  Anna Sen.  “I never hear the crowd, I only hear myself,” she claims ahead of the EHF European championship final, against Fran… »

“I am so happy – I finally got the call”

INTERVIEW – Better late than never. Gnonsiane Niombla only recently arrived at the European championship, but it made her so much happier, when she finally received the call from Olivier Krumbholz – t… »

1st European championship final for France

MATCH REVIEW – France are ready for their first European championship final ever, following a decisive win against the Netherlands. By Peter Bruun Netherlands vs France 21:27 (11:12) Before the Match *The Netherlands were in a major championship semi-final for the fifth time in succession, but could not win a title, yet. *France entered home court as ruling World champions in addition of having wo… »

Russia – 1st Finalist at EURO 2018

MATCH REVIEW – After a troublesome first half, Russia cruised to their first European championship final in 12 years, as they allowed Romania to score only on seven occasions in the second half, in th… »

A real new European champion?

SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW – Of the four teams in the semifinals at the 2018 EHF European championship in France, only Romania have won the title before. Thus, there is a 75 per cent chance to see a new, bona… »

“Without her the task before us will be even tougher”

INTERVIEW – Ambros Martín sees no conflict of interest coaching two teams at the same time – Romania on the national level, while being employed at Russia’s top club, Rostov-Don. According to Martin, working in two different cultures is inspiring, as well. On Friday, he’ll guide Romania’s national handball team through a difficult semi-final at the EHF European championship. By Peter Bruun  Taking… »

Au Revoir a Paris

MATCH REVIEW – It took France nearly 30m minutes to fight down Serbia, but once “Les Bleues” got the upper hand, they were unstoppable and Serbia without a chance, in the last main round match, in Nan… »

Russia with historic loss against Sweden

MATCH REVIEW – With no less than 17 goals on 18 attempts, Nathalie Hagman played an outstanding role in Sweden´s victory over Russia – a win with a historic dimension. By Peter Bruun Main Round Group… »

Montenegro keep semifinal hopes alive

MATCH REVIEW – In a dramatic finish, Montenegro kept their chance of a semifinal appearance alive, while Serbia wasted their last opportunity of reaching the “final four”, as one goal separated the two teams in the late game, on Monday night. By Peter Bruun Main Round Group I Serbia vs Montenegro 27:28 (15:12) Before the Match *Despite sitting on two points only, Serbia could determine their own f… »