has led how Many phone calls he on Sunday, could not Christian Prokop in the Morning say after that, not exactly. "But it was a smaller Marathon," said the Handball coach. So very Prokop typically the fact estimated that the largest pool of players among the big football Nations, have recourse, so logical, and uncomfortable, was now his most recent task: some candidates communicate that it is not just enough for the squad at the next world Cup in Germany and Denmark (10. to 27. January). On Monday, Prokop, gave in Rostock to be temporary, 28 players comprehensive array is known. It is binding, because the reporting deadline of the international Handball Federation (IHF) delivered on the same day; on the other hand, the last word is not spoken, of course, because per capita income up by 9. January 16, players will have to reduce. "There were no easy decisions, but the part of the game," said Prokop.
The largest delegations in the Moment, the Füchse Berlin and THW Kiel with four players each. Paul Drux, who has given to surviving outer tape OP recently his Comeback, finds himself in the squad again. "He plays an important role in my plans," said Prokop. Therefore, the 23-Year-old will be available to join in short course in Rostock to the team, with the Test against Poland on Wednesday (starting at 18.55 p.m., live on ZDF Stream). "For us, it goes in the next days and weeks, as the Team grow even closer together," said the national coach. In Rostock, especially the fine adjustment of the offensive game should be in the foreground. "With the defense," said Prokop, "I'm already very satisfied."
as a fourth goalkeeper of Europe, However, the 39-Year-old is also no secret of the fact that his Considerations on the final roster are already more advanced than he can give at the Moment, the public, and wants. "The 17 people who are now in Rostock, certainly have a small advantage over the other," said Prokop. Paul Drux is take the with joy.
striking in the provisional German world Cup squad, the fact that Prokop has been nominated for two positions of an extremely large number of candidates is: for the circle and to the right of the rear space of five players each in the squad. On the other hand, is to be understood, rather, as a precautionary measure. "Of course, I hope that no one is hurt in the outstanding League and Cup play," said Prokop, "nevertheless, you must take into account the always." For the right outer Position are scheduled to only two players: Patrick Groetzki and Tobias Reichmann. "This is a small risk," says Prokop.More about
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Small risk so the fit to the impression and name, which were made on Monday to the public. In principle, the national coach wants to venture in the world Championships at home, no big experiments - unlike before his first tournament, the European Championships in 2018 in Croatia. At the time Prokop surprised with the Non-nomination of defense chief Finn Lemke - a mistake he admitted later ruefully. A similar case this time: the big Surprises - apart, perhaps, from a personnel: as one of the four goalkeepers nominated Procopius, a certain John Bitter; the Keeper of the TVB Stuttgart was already the case in 2007, the last football world Cup in Germany and is now 36 years of age President in the provisional squad. "Jogi has a high level of acceptance and brings a wealth of experience," says Prokop. If Andreas Wolff and Silvio Heinevetter should be unscheduled to happen, would be Bitter, "step in and protect," as Procopius said.