“I don’t feel any pressure”

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By Peter Bruun After virtually having played her entire life in Buducnost, Majda Mehmedovic made one of the most remarkable moves prior to the 2016/17 season. She left Buducnost to join ruling Champions League winners, CSM Bucuresti. “A piece of my heart will probably always be with Buducnost, and maybe I will want to go back there some day, but …

Cvijic wants to finish in style

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By Peter Bruun When Dragana Cvijic says that she wants to finish in style in Buducnost, there is no doubt what she has in mind. “I want to win the Champions League!” she tells stregspiller.com before her last FINAL4 with the Montenegrin powerhouse. After this season, she will be changing to another FINAL4 contender – HC Vardar Skopje. “I want …

Stepping up

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Yvette Broch joined Hungarian powerhouse Gyor in the summer of 2015 and wanted to learn from a legend like Heidi Løke. Now the Norwegian is unable to play because of her second pregnancy, so the young Dutch line-player had to take on more responsibility earlier than expected. I talked to Yvette about the new situation, the upcoming Final4 of the …

“Leaving Flensburg will be strange”

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INTERVIEW – Slowly, Anders Eggert is facing the final curtain at SG Flensburg-Handewitt after 10 years with the North German club. He admits that saying “goodbye” will be strange, but he is also looking forward to spending more time with his family.  Yet, he is also happy having the physical and mental resources for a comeback in the Danish national …

“I enjoy being here one last time”

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By Kevin Domas At age 40, Thierry Omeyer will play his last two international matches this week against Norway.  Instead of feeling sad, he appears to be really focused on these last two matches, as winning both of them would translate into an early EURO 2018 qualification for France.  Aside of the task on hand, he is confident about the …

When the going gets tough…

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…the tough get going.  It’s this time of the year when Europe’s premier handball clubs meet for their annual showdown in Budapest – the Champions League FINAL4.  Ever since the inaugural tournament in 2014, the reigning champion was unable to defend the title in the following year.  Will it be different this time around as the unlikely winner of the …

Montpellier – the vicious cycle

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By Kevin Domas For the first time in the past six seasons, Montpellier had reached the quarter-finals of the EHF Champions League.  In itself, an impressive performance, after having started the European run in one of the two lower ranked groups.  The club from the south of France finished first after two initials defeats against La Rioja and Eleverum, and …