“We have lost the wrong matches”

INTERVIEW – Norway´s national coach Christian Berge acknowledges that his team lost the two matches they could not afford to lose at the 2018 European championship – against France and Croatia. It’s the reason, why Norway only have a very thin and theoretical chance to reach the semi-finals. By Peter Bruun “We have lost the matches we could not allow ourselves to lose.” Norway´s national coach Chr… »

“The best feeling you can imagine”

INTERVIEW – Denmark´s “match winner” against Germany, Casper U. Mortensen speaks to stregspiller.com about playing against his Bundesliga colleagues, seven-against-six, and that his team being very cl… »

Denmark’s win – a tactical triumph

In a match characterized by tactics and fight, Denmark took a huge step towards the semi-final, succeeding 26:25 against Germany, on Sunday evening, in Varazdin. Germany, on the other hand, are in rea… »

Bringing back the fire

By Sascha Staat It wasn’t enough to win the game against Denmark, but it was obvious that left-wing Rune Dahmke brought back the fire to the German team. Dahmke himself was in the spotlight in the final seconds of the match against Denmark, when Germany had possession of the ball, all of a sudden, but couldn’t get a shot off in time. I talked to Dahmke right afterwards. Congratulations to a strong… »

“Yesterday, we sent a message”

By Kevin Domas On Saturday evening, France took a major step towards the semifinals at the EHF EURO 2018, scoring a sound victory against Sweden, at Zagreb Arena.  After the game, Kevin Domas spoke wi… »

“Plenty of room for improvement”

INTERVIEW – There is plenty of room for improvement in Sweden´s offense, realizes left back Lukas Nilsson. He also acknowledges that his team gets into trouble if their “speed game” doesn’t work, as i… »

France and Croatia take major steps towards semi-final

Ruling World champions France and host Croatia took major steps towards the semi-finals of the 2018 European championship. A brilliant defense performance served as basis for France’s win against Sweden (23:17), while Croatia came back from a couple of poor performances to defeat Norway (32:28). By Peter Bruun Sweden vs France 17:23 (8:10) Before the Match This was the meeting between the only two… »

”Running fast is my business”

INTERVIEW – Running fast-breaks is one of the hallmarks of handball made in Norway, and it certainly has been at this 2018 European championship. As the only right wing in the team, Kristian Bjørnsen… »

“Croatia will have a real hard time stopping us”

INTERVIEW – Sander Sagosen, talks to stregspiller.com about his important role in Norway’s national handball team, and how joining Paris Saint-Germain has boosted his career. By Peter Bruun In a stron… »

“Fine with us to be considered favorites”

INTERVIEW – Norway’s left wing Magnus Jøndal has no problem with his team mentioned among the favorites to lift the trophy at the EHF 2018 European championship. “It only shows that others think that we are a good team, and we appreciate the compliment!” he tells stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun  After reaching the semi-final at the EHF EURO 2016 in Poland and the final at the 2017 World Champions… »