Grubisic dreaming of a repeat

INTERVIEW – Ruling Women´s Champions League winners CSM Bucuresti are struggling to reach the quarter-finals in the tournament this season.  However, it does not worry their Croatian star goalkeeper Jelena Grubisic too much. “We will simply have to repeat what we did last year!” as she puts it in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun It is understandable that Jelena Grubis… »

Crucial points at stake in Norway

PREVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP 2 Larvik and Bucuresti have a lot at stake, when the ruling Champions League winners visit Norway on Saturday. By Peter Bruun Larvik (NOR) vs CSM Bucuresti (ROU) Sat… »

Vote of Confidence

PREVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP 1 By Peter Bruun FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria (HUN) vs Metz Handball (FRA) Saturday 25th of February, 15:00 CET Match Facts It will be two very confident two teams that m… »

Chana’s next dream

Photo: Odense HC By Laura Agena The 38-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper Chana Masson has announced her retirement, effective as of the end of the current season. Stregspiller.com caught up with her as she gets ready for a new phase in her life, one that will certainly not be far from a handball court. No one could have suspected way back then that 11-year-old Chana Masson would become such a successf… »

The Nantes rocket

By Kevin Domas HBC Nantes have just qualified for the play-off round of the Champions League, and are now chasing a ticket to the round of Last 16.  In itself, there’s nothing too surprising in seeing… »

Rikke Skov

Thanks for everything!

One of the greatest players in the history of women´s handball calls it quits. Rikke Skov will not return to the court after her maternity leave. By Peter Bruun  An outstanding and brilliant career ha… »

Vardar on top

MATCH REVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP B Goals from Timur Dibirov and Alex Dujshebaev secured Vardar a crucial victory in a close match, away against Pick Szeged. By Peter Bruun Pick Szeged (HUN) vs HC Vardar (MKD) (11:12) Before the Match Szeged were third in the group (13 points), Vardar second (14 points).  While Vardar had won their most recent group match 25:20 at home against Zagreb, Szeged… »

Bold action earns PSG both points in Flensburg

REVIEW – MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP A Even without a sick Mikkel Hansen, Paris Saint-Germain managed to land a win in Flens Arena.  A Kempa trick from Uwe Gensheimer to Nedim Remili decided a match, whi… »

A night at the top

PREVIEW, MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP B Kielce´s loss against Rhein-Neckar Löwen in the latest round, the winner of Saturday’s match in Hungary will spend at least one night in first place. By Peter Bruun… »

It does not get any bigger

PREVIEW, MATCH OF THE WEEK, GROUP A It does not get much bigger in international club handball, as eight World champions take to the court, when Flensburg and Paris go head-to-head in a jam packed “Flens Arena”. By Peter Bruun SG Flensburg Handewitt (GER) vs Paris Saint-Germain Handball (FRA) Saturday 18th, February 17:30 CET Before the Match The phrase “Clash of the Titans” has been used inflatio… »