The Füchse Berlin have started with a win in the group phase of the EHF Cup. On Sunday afternoon, the team of coach Velimir Petkovic prevailed in the first home game after the world Cup break with 33:29 (17:15) against the French club of St. Raphael. The defending Champions got off to a good Start in the next Phase of the European Cup competition, culminating on the third weekend in may, takes place in the final of the tournament in Kiel.
Prior to the kick-off, first, a few formalities had to be done: foxes-managing Director Bob Hanning was home-grown Fabian Wiede, who had managed at the world Cup as the only German player in the All-Star Team. Also to captain Hans Lindberg, won by Denmark, with the title, there were flowers and a Golden Berlin bear.
Lindberg was also in great shape and three of the first four foxes scored hits this afternoon. Both teams took it not so exactly with the defensive work, on the contrary, they provided a lively target shooting. After ten minutes, a total of 15 hits were like. For the 6351 spectators in the Max-Schmeling-Halle, it was very entertaining and entertaining. Order fanatic and Defensive lovers as coach Petkovic, it must have been terrible. After all, his Team went with a small cushion at the break (17:15).More about
Füchse Berlin in the EHF Cup again and again, St. RaphaelChristoph roof
After the break, there were requests to Berlin and then again on the right, the French could not Readily shake off, and designed the game until well into the final phase in offset. Then, for the hapless Silvio heinevetter inserted displayed moved painted Semic in the Berliner Tor, some of the important parades and drew the game in an orderly fashion. Best foxes-throwers were Hans Lindberg and Paul Drux, each with seven goals.