Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?

PREVIEW:  PIXUM Super Cup 2018 It’s this time of the year again when Germany’s DKB Handball Bundesliga (HBL) will host the league’s cream-of-the-crop at the PIXUM Super Cup 2018, showcasing the two dominant teams of the past three years – champion, SG Flensburg vs. cup winner, Rhein Neckar Loewen. Spectators at Duesseldorf’s ISS Dome will witness a 60-minute sprint towards the first trophy of the… »

“This is not a step down”

INTERVIEW – Jacob Heinl ambitions are unchanged despite his transfer from SG Flensburg-Handewitt to Danish league team, Ribe Esbjerg. The 31-year-old German line player is determined to become part of… »

“There’s no guarantee we’ll climb to the top of Europe again”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Nantes reached the Final Four of the Velux EHF Champions League already in their second try and to some it felt like a surprise. But for those who follow European handball m… »

“A challenge I simply had to take”

INTERVIEW – Magnus Johansson had no doubt, when he was offered the job as head coach in CSM Bucuresti. The fact that coaches rarely last long at the Romanian handball powerhouse did not deter the 48-year-old Swede at all, as he reveals in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun Magnus Johansson didn’t need long to make up his mind, when he was approached by CSM Bucuresti to… »

”Never say never again”

INTERVIEW – Marit Malm Frafjord has ended her handball career – or hasn’t she? In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, she reveals that she might be tempted to put on her handball shoes onc… »

“I haven´t realized it yet”

INTERVIEW – Lasse Svan admits that winning the 2017/18 German championship with Flensburg still appears a bit surreal. In this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com, he recalls the memorable days… »

“We won’t be another AG Kobenhavn”

Photo: Dan Eugen Nielsen /Kobenhavn Haandbold INTERVIEW – Winning the 2017/18 Danish women´s championship was a first highlight for 5-year-old Kobenhavn Haandbold. The first five years have been an expensive journey, but club owner, Kim Mikkelsen, guarantees that the club will not shut down like so many other handball organizations that relied on a single source of financial support for too long.… »

A bit different

By Sascha Staat Sometimes you think you have seen it all – that it’s hardly possible that the underdog(s) will prevail again, that it will be boring. I let my 2018 VELUX EHF Champions League FINAL4 im… »

“We can be very proud”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Among the sixteen players who lifted the Champions League trophy on Sunday, in Cologne, left-wing Michaël Guigou was the only one who was on the court when Montpellier won t… »

Player Ratings – HBC Nantes vs Montpellier Handball

By Chris O’Reilly After a fascinating final, played at a relentless pace, Montpellier picked up their second European title in 15 years at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 with a 32:27 win over Nantes on Sunday. Here are the ratings for all players involved and the two head coaches, with everyone rated on a scale of 1 to 10. HBC Nantes Coach Thierry Anti – 7 The changes he made at half-time were inspired, but… »