“I go to Russia with an open mind”

INTERVIEW – For Kathrine Heindahl a dream came true, when she signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow, a few days ago. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, the 27-year-old line player talks about her reasons to join the ambitious Russian project, while admitting that it ‘s difficult to have well developed expectations at this point in time. By Peter Bruun A dream came true for Ka… »

“The defeat against Ferencvaros felt like a punch in the face”

INTERVIEW – Denisa Dedu felt the pressure to perform from the day she joined CSM Bucuresti. However, she also realizes that she needs this kind of stress to be her best, as she reveals in this exclusi… »

“I don´t think others are keen to face Sweden”

INTERVIEW – Sweden´s new national coach, Glenn Solberg, is well aware that he has precious little time to prepare his team for the Olympic qualifiers in Berlin and that any long term planning will dep… »

“We just have to focus on ourselves”

By Peter Bruun INTERVIEW – Eight goals from Nadine Schatzl contributed big time, as FTC added to CSM Bucuresti´s worries, when they defeated the Romanian top club 32:23, at the Women´s Champions League, last weekend. In this interview, the 26-year-old left wing is fully aware that the quarter-final is still a far away dream, not to speak of a FINAL4 appearance. Schatzl was one of FTC’s players, wh… »

Again…Spain rule handball Europe

By Kevin Domas After winning the trophy in 2018, Spain did it again on Sunday afternoon, in Stockholm.  In their first EURO final in ten years, Croatia were a formidable opponent.   Before the Match P… »

One for the ages

By Kevin Domas The semi-final between Norway and Croatia will be one that will be remembered in decades to come.  16.500 in attendance witnessed two periods of extra time and a dramatic end, before Cr… »

#dreamwinremember – Philipp Weber

Stockholm – German international, Philipp Weber, is one of the players at EURO 2020, who has delivered an outstanding performance on more than one occasion.  Especially, in the match vs. Croatia the left-back from SC DHfK Leipzig was one of the most dynamic protagonists on the pitch. Before the 5th place match, between Germany and Portugal his shooting percentage reads 69% – the most efficient sho… »

Portugal send Slovenia to the semis

By Kevin Domas   Match of the Day:  Portugal vs Hungary With only one game left to play, all Hungary needed to go to the semi-finals were two points. But they didn’t grab them. Slovenia are the b… »

Norway qualify, Hungary and Slovenia battle for a second semifinal ticket

By Kevin Domas Match of the Day Norway needed one win out of their last two matches to secure a semifinal spot at EURO 2020.  But, the real clash of the day was the first game between Slovenia and Por… »

“We can’t be satisfied when looking towards the future”

Mia Hermansson-Hogdahl doesn’t need much of an introduction.  The two time Champions League winner  and IHF Player of the Year (1994) is widely recognized as one of the best handball players ever. In her 216 matches for the Swedish national women’s team she scored a record 1091 goals.  Since 2003, she is the assistant coach of Norway’s women’s national handball team. stregspiller.com talked to her… »