the Royal Arena in Copenhagen-the royal visit on Thursday, when the crown prince Frederik to open the handball-WORLD cup, played in Denmark and Germany.
Secretary general of the Danish Handball Federation (DHF), Morten Stig Christensen is honored by the fine visit on the opening day.
- It is indeed a great day in all ways for us. It is the first time in 40 years that we have a lord of the WORLD cup on home soil.
- this is The first time in the history of the world, or at least in the history of denmark, to which must be played handball in the Royal Arena.
And so it is a bit of an event for us, when the crown prince will come and be with to get our herrelandshold sent away with a keynote speech, said the secretary-general for the federation website.
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the Royal Arena in Copenhagen gets a fine visit on Thursday in the form of crown Prince Frederik. Photo: Jens Dresling. the
For Morten Stig Christensen has championship a special importance, since he himself stood with the resin on the hands as the player, no later than Denmark arranged a master-the WORLD cup on home
- a Little more anecdotal and sentimental for me it's also that it at the final tournament in 1978 was a then nine-year-old crown prince, who stood in for the draw for the envelopes.
On the way is the ring connected, when it is now the crown prince, which opens the ballet and is in place as a spectator for Denmark's opening game in the Royal Arena, he says.
the WORLD cup match between Denmark and Chile gets underway on Thursday at 20.15.