Round 5: Kovacsics vs Lekic

Women´s EHF Champions League – Round 5 MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW: Who would have expected FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria to be the favorite against CSM Bucuresti, in the fifth round of the Champions League group phase? Hungary´s “eternal number two” will have to live with the status, as they are leading Group D, two points ahead of CSM, and partly because of CSM´s shaky season, thus far.… »

“We thought we were closer to the best teams”

By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – It’s been a rough start to the new EHF Champions League season for Thüringer HC. On Monday, the German club lost their fourth match in as many attempts, against defending c… »

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Men´s Champions League – Round 6 By Peter Bruun Player(s) of the Match Sander Sagosen, PSG The 23-year-old Norwegian wasn’t the highest scoring player, as PSG defeated Pick Szeged 33:31 in a thrilling… »

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Women´s Champions League – Round 4 By Peter Bruun Early Movers Two teams qualified for the Champions League Main Round this weekend already, and they both can be found in Group B. A convincing performance and a 30:25 win at home against Danish champions, Kobenhavn Handball, was enough to let Rostov-Don advance. The victory translated into seven points for the Russian team in total.  Now, Rostov ha… »

PSG vs Szeged – a genuine top match

Mens´ Champions League – Round 6 MATCH OF THE WEEK – In a genuine top match, Paris Saint-Germain overcame Pick Szeged and took pole position, in Group B. All in all, PSG’s victory was… »

The Aniko Kovacsics Show

Women´s Champions League MATCH OF THE WEEK – Aniko Kovacsics reigned supreme, not only in the Match of the Week, but the entire Champions League with her 15 goals on 17 attempts. In a… »

Payback time?

Women´s Champions League – Round 4 MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – FTC Railcargo vs Bietigheim – it’s the re-match of the previous Champions League round. Can coach Albertsen’s squad prevail in one of Europe’s noisiest handball arenas or will we see a repeat performance of Kovacsics & Co.? Two weeks ago, the German vice-champions were able to hang with the Hungarians at least for… »

Clash of Titans

Men´s Champions League – Round 6 – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – It is the ultimate clash of titans, when PSG and Pick Szeged meet in Group B, on Sunday. With five rounds into the compe… »

“It’s a lot of fun to play in Veszprem”

By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – For the past two seasons Jesper Nielsen was part of the star ensemble of Paris Saint-Germain. He reached the Final4 of the VELUX EHF Champions League twice, but ended up em… »

“No point asking questions now, while we don’t have the answers”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Hosting the EHF EURO often translates into having a “small” advantage. Certainly, France’s head coach, Olivier Krumbholz, tried to make the most of it last week, organizing extra training days for players of the women’s national handball team. French clubs agreed to release their players for the whole week, except the two, 2017 world champions, who play in Hungary, Amand… »