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Champions League: Barça dominates Nantes and joins Aalborg in the final
© provided by Sports.co.uk Handball - Champions League (H / semi-finals): FC Barcelona dominates Nantes and joined Aalborg in the final Nantes N ' has not managed to do better than PSG. While the capital club saw him escape a match against Aalborg that he has long controlled, the players of Alberto Enterrios have long held head against FC Barcelona but without arriving at the end of their ideas.
Aalborg Handbold attacks the final Four unexpectedly after the European Handball Crown. Actually, the Danes had taken the winning of the Champions League for the coming season - and already invested heavily.
Stefan Madsen sank on his knees, looked in disbelief on his celebration players and could not hide his feelings anymore. The unexpected entry into the Final Four of the Handball Champions League with Aalborg Handbold caused the success trainer for very special emotions. Because the Danes had taken the attack on the top clubs only for the upcoming season - and now reach as planned to Europe's crown.
Surprise in Cologne: Aalborg throws PSG Raus
The Final Four of the Champions League was the first surprise: Outsider Aalborg Bet Paris St. Germain from the tournament. © Imago Images Great Joy: Aalborger player after victory over PSG. semi-finals of the Handball Champions League The team of coach Stefan Madsen is here for the first time in the Final Four in Cologne and reached directly thanks to a 35: 33 victory over the favorite PSG.
The Club of the Heart of Jutland in the north of Denmark had previously hardly for a stir. However, this suddenly changed in February when Aalborg announced the commitment of the three-time World Handballer Mikkel Hansen (from 2022) and shortly thereafter the Islander Aron Palmarsson (2021) took. The five-time Danish master suddenly stood in the spotlight - and cried the spotlight.
"Everyone just talked about who we are next buying." - Success Trainer Stefan Madsen
"I am very happy that we made it to the Final Four this year, because everyone just talked about who we are next buying," said Madsen, "Now to reach this with our path Make me proud. " However, the 44-year-old had almost missed the great appearance of the debutant when the Dane had to quarantine two weeks due to contact with a person infected with the Coronavirus.
Final Four: Small consolation for PSG
Paris Saint-Germain secures third place at the final tournament of the Handball Champions League in French duel as in the previous year. © Provided by sport1.de Final Four: Small consolation for PSG The French serial master Paris Saint-Germain has secured third place at the final tournament of the Handball Champions League in Cologne as in the previous year.
quarter-final thriller against Flensburg
in the first semi-final of the two-day spectacle in the Cologne Lanxess Arena, in which games at the German home EM 2024 rise, the team will meet on Saturday (15:15 clock) on the future Aalborger Hansen and the French serial master Paris St. Germain. Against the rodsemble, there were four comparisons in so far only defeated. "We have played against PSG last season, so it will not be completely new to us. We did what we could prepare perfectly," promises Madsen.
On the way to Cologne, Aalborg had also prevailed against the SG Flensburg-Handewitt in a nerve-wracking quarter-final thriller. The development of the club supported by a multimillionaire does not show up anyway. In addition to other stars will soon follow international titles. As a model, the Danish national team served, which was able to successfully defend their world championship title in January.
Thoughts on AG Copenhagen come to
in order not to succumb to the same fate as Ag Copenhagen, who also sniffed Copenhagen, who also tasted with a donor in the background of great successes and after the exit of the investor after two years disappeared from the scene again, Aalborg was able to reach up to 500 regional Acquire sponsors. The foundation for future title gains is therefore given.
After a rapid development, the club enters the big stage sooner on Saturday and can enlarge up to 1000 fans. Because the actual attack on the European handball throne should follow only in the coming years. Then with Hansen, Palmarsson and other superstars of the scene.
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