“I won’t let my emotions get ahead of me”

INTERVIEW – Ambros Martín is happy to share his thoughts about his last FINAL4 as coach in Györ, but he is considerably more reluctant to talk about his future. His reasons for leaving Györ and joining Rostov-Don are not topics he wants to talk about, right now. By Peter Bruun When you catch up with Ambros Martín these days, it is easy to learn his thoughs about the upcoming Women´s Champions Leag… »

Close but predictable

PREVIEW – The Women´s EHF Champions League FINAL4 in Budapest this upcoming weekend has been labeled as the closest one ever in the five-year short history of the tournament. This may be true, but one… »

Casper Mortensen lives his childhood dream

By Sascha Staat It’s not official yet, but all rumors hint Danish left-wing, Casper Mortensen, joining Spanish handball giant FC Barcelona in the summer 2018. His current club, TSV Hannover-Burgdorf,… »

“Sunday’s game will be one in a lifetime”

By Kevin Domas David Balaguer is one heck of a successful handball player. After grabbing the gold medal at EURO 2018 together with his Spanish teammates, the right-winger of HBC Nantes has a golden opportunity to reach the 2018 Champions League Final4 this Sunday – on one condition: Protect the six-goal advantage that the French side gained in the first leg of the quarterfinal. “It’s going to be… »

“I think we can still do better”

By Sascha Staat The past few days have been quite emotional for Spanish veteran, Joan Canellas.  First, he returned to his former club, THW Kiel, for the first leg of the EHF Champions League quarterf… »

“In Flensburg I can make my dream come true”

By Sascha Staat When SG Flensburg-Handewitt announced the signing of left-back Michal Jurecki in the summer of 2019, a lot of people were shaking their heads in disbelief – too old, too slow for a tea… »

“We have the chance to create another surprise”

FEATURE – Skjern Håndbold – the Danish club located in a village with a population of less than 8,000 and an annual operating budget of about EURO 3.0 Mio. – has created one of the most unexpected surprises in handball this season, reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The team´s brightest star, Bjarte Myrhol, tries to explain the “impossible” success. By Peter Bruun On a sleepy Sun… »

”I want to win everything”

INTERVIEW – The news came as a bombshell when Odense announced the addition of Dutch star goalkeeper, Tess Wester, for the 2018/19 season. At stregspiller.com, Tess explains why she chose the Danish c… »

“Midtjylland always cause us trouble”

INTERVIEW – Vardar Skopje’s goalkeeper, Amandine Leynaud, does not feel sure about reaching the FINAL4 at all, despite her team´s one-goal lead before the second leg game, at home, against FC Midtjyll… »

“Starligue” for a reason

By Kevin Domas For the first time ever, France has qualified three teams for the EHF Champions League quarter-finals, and if you like, add the two clubs that will compete for the EHF Cup Final.  Only Germany (2009 and 2011) and Spain (2007) did better, enlisting four clubs among the eight best teams in Europe. Back then, “Liga Asobal” and “Bundesliga” were considered the best national competitions… »