In the North of the Republic are the crazy people will just handball. In Flensburg, for example, a fee has been preparing professionals in the local SG recently of reception: those men who were earning their living in the current table leaders in the Handball-Bundesliga and the world Cup represented, were allowed to enter after the tournament in Germany and Denmark-the Golden book. There were eight players, four Danes and four Norwegians. They all stood together on the 27. January 2019 in the final.
Quite as well as it is for the employees of the Füchse Berlin will not run. "Some are satisfied come back, some unhappy," said coach Velimir Petkovic before the game start in 2019, this Thursday at the TBV Lemgo (19 clock, live on Sky). Captain Hans Lindberg about clearly falls into the former category: The 37-Year-old was in his home country in the old days the only big title cheer, the recognized Handball Nation, Denmark, until then, had not yet brought: the world title. The three German national player Paul Drux and Fabian Wiede and Silvio Heinevetter fall in the latter category: After a semi-final they had hoped for, you are guaranteed more than the ungrateful fourth place, it has become at the end.
Velimir Petkovic: "It is difficult to switch from such a Highlight on how the world Cup again in everyday life"
Overall, also had the foxes seven players at the world Cup – a normal value for an Association from the management field of the Handball-Bundesliga The big Stars such as Nikola Karabatic, Mikkel Hansen or Sander Sagosen there is no more at the Moment, maybe in the Bundesliga, because they have to play in other European countries less, and still much more money you can earn. The width of the Bundesliga is sublime, but still above any suspicion, to lose her carefully maintained Status as the best League in the world.
to be able to numerous world Cup shutdowns make it to the club coaches on-site are rarely possible, your preparation plan into practice. "From long experience I know that it is for the head is difficult to move from such a Highlight on how the world Cup again in everyday life," says Petkovic. Therefore, the experienced Coach of 62 years, has a thickness prior to the first practice with full team, also, exactly about his professionals spoke. "The players were together for a month. They had a different environment, other goals and other trainers of their very own methods," says Petkovic. "Therefore, for us it is now primarily about getting back to our rhythm. But that is not so easy and not so fast."
The list of Berlin's long-time became injured shorter
there are – at the world Cup as in the League – a circumstance which, in football, always reliable: the high load. Alone in the next three weeks, the foxes Berlin riding seven games, three in the group phase of the EHF Cup and four in the domestic League. "That's why I'm quite glad that not more people have been injured," says Petkovic. Only the Swedish national team player Mattias Zachrisson returned with slight injuries from the world Cup; a use of the lefties founder, on Thursday in Lemgo is excluded.
The list of Berlin's long-term injured is not in the six-week Bundesliga break, however, is necessarily shorter: Kevin Struck, Stipe Mandalinic, Simon Ernst and Marko Kopljar need according to the statement of their Coach is still time, before they can again stand side by side with your team-mates. Only goalkeeper painted Semi-recovered from his spinal disc problems and is ready for use again. In addition, the Berliners have ended in January, the employment relationship with Wael Jallouz: the Tunisian national team player, in the summer of last year from FC Barcelona on loan, couldn't meet up to the expectations and will now go to a top team in the League.More about
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Petkovic is still optimistic. He says: "The setting that I've seen in the Training of my boys, makes me encouraged that we will be there on Thursday."