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Entertainment The Karl Lauderbach of the German Handball Confederation

17:35  05 january  2022
17:35  05 january  2022 Source:   sport1.de

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The Handball Em starts in almost a week. On national coach Alfred Gislason there are some challenges. This includes the coronavirus.

Der Karl Lauterbach des deutschen Handballbundes © Provided by Sport1.de The Karl Lauterbach of the German Handball Confederation

Since Sunday, the hot preparation phase is running on the European Championship in Slovakia and Hungary, which takes place from 13 to 30 January.

National Trainer Alfred Gislason wants to start a new time with his young team. (the game plan of Handball EM)

equal nine tournament debutants are in the 19-man squad. Currently, with district runners Jannik Kohlbacher missing another experienced actor. Its participation in the tournament is still uncertain.

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"All new players make a very good impression and it's fun to work with them," Gislason explained on Tuesday in a digital press hour.

Gislason: "Is phases where chaos breaks out"

The 62-year-old spoke a special lob for newcomer Philipp Köster and Sebastian Heymann, who also stands before his first tournament. Luca Witzke from the SC DHFK Leipzig, however, still need some time, but according to the Icelander but normal for a Mittelmann.

A few days before tournament start, however, there are also construction sites. "There are phases in training, where it runs outstanding and breaks out chaos," Gislason revealed the journalists present.

becomes the bitters therefore for the newly compiled team, that the last two test matches have been canceled against Serbia before the European Championship. Meanwhile, could be found for lucky high-caliber replacement .

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Axel Kromer: Join me like Karl Lauderbach

The Corona virus will probably accompany the DHB team during the tournament. Currently a daily fast tests and every other day are made a PCR test.

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"I'll be something like the Karl Lauterbach of the German Handball Confederation," explained Axel Kromer, DHB board sports.

However, the hygiene officer of the association seems to have done a lot correct so far. For five tournaments, which have taken place since the beginning of the pandemic at national teams, it had so good as no corona cases.

Which players takes Gislason to the EM?

National Trainer Gislason wants to go to Slovakia with 18 players. Uncertain he is still if he will take all three goalkeepers. In the current squad, Routinier Andreas Wolff, Joel Birlmeh from Leipzig) and Till Klimpke from the HSG Wetllar.

"It is indeed very balanced. All three have shown very good services in these days, "Gislason describes the current situation on sport1 demand.

An advantage sees the national coach but Wolff: "Many of his teammates play at Poland or Belarus."

Nevertheless, he will have to prove himself to keep his place in the squad.

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