Sport goalkeeper Rebmann and Zieker arrived - Location in the DHB team further tense
The Karl Lauderbach of the German Handball Confederation
The Handball Em starts in almost a week. On national coach Alfred Gislason there are some challenges. This includes the coronavirus. © 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 further tense corona situation also affects the preparation of the German handballs on the first European Championship game against title chest of Spain. After all, two new players have now arrived.
is still unclear whether training is risked
National coach Alfred Gislason did not know on Wednesday morning, whether he can train with the team in Bratislava on Thursday (18 o'clock / ARD) in Bratislava. "It's not clear if we risk a workout," said the 62-year-old Islander in the team hotel in the Slovak capital. "We will make a quick test before workout. Subsequently, the organizers intended to make a PCR test after workout."
currently 16 players available
In recent days, nine national players had been positively tested on Corona. Gislason still has no explanation for this. "We've watched well all year round in my view. That's why that's a mystery of me, as that happened to us," he said. The coach had already responded to the failures with several postnominations. On Wednesday morning, goalkeeper Daniel Rebmann (fresh on Göppingen) as well as outside Patrick Zieker (TVB Stuttgart) came to the team. This gislason is currently available 16 players for the game against Spain.
EM is to help DHB team for home tournament 2024 .
The German handball players want to use the European Championship as a development step on the way to the home tournament 2024. © Marijan Murat / dpa Axel Kromer, sports board of the German Handball Federation (DHB), hopes for a positive development. Although the semifinals in the European Championship in Slovakia and Hungary after two main-round defeats against Spain and Norway, DHB-Sports Management Board Axel Kromer made the CoronagePlamen team "a compliment" for the previous services.