Exciting World Cup sport: national handball player Kai Hafner plays against his coach | hessenschau.de

Kai Hafner at the World Handball Championship against Argentina.

German handball gamers are combating for the fifth place within the World Championship. National player Kai Hafner has a particular match on his agenda against Egypt on Friday.

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The German handball gamers are usually not performed but

Game scene: Handball World Cup, preliminary round, Lucas Mertens throws (IMAGO/Kessler Sports Photo)

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When there’s a disaster in sports activities, journalists are requested, “Is the crew taking part in against the coach?” a winged query arises. On Friday afternoon, it is all concerning the Hessian handball player: Kai Hafner takes on Egypt in a qualifying match with Germany (15:30, first and dwell) sportschau.de) – and thus about his Melsunger membership coach Roberto García Parrondo.

The Spaniard led the African champions to the KO stage as the one non-European crew. There, the Egyptians needed to admit that they misplaced to the Swedes within the quarter-finals with a rating of twenty-two:26. Germany misplaced to France 28:35. Both groups have gained their first 5 video games. Now he’s combating for the fifth place.

Two different Melsungers have been injured

Hafner wouldn’t be the one German national player to attend the particular assembly. However, Melsunger’s different gamers, Timo Kastenin and Julius Kühn, needed to withdraw from the World Cup on account of accidents. Kyun particularly was sorely missed due to his throwing means.

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Kastening and Kuhn are working exhausting to get again on monitor

Advanced training at MT Melsungen

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Hafner began the match effectively and, for instance, was named the “Best DHB player” after the sport against Qatar. And within the sport against France within the quarter finals, the player couldn’t give any impetus on the sector. Even when the rating was 20:19, the opposing goalkeeper caught considered one of his pictures with each fingers.

Also second coach from Hesse in twin function

After the plain defeat, Hesse’s Johannes Golla mentioned: “The legs are heavy, the heads are down. We have to point out that we could be motivated even for the fifth place within the World Cup.” The Germans would solely be taking part in for the spot in the event that they beat Egypt on Sunday. However, they nonetheless have a rating to settle with the North Africans and Parrondeau. At the 2021 Olympics, the DHB crew failed within the quarterfinals due to them.

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Golla: We need fifth place now!

John Golla

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Interesting: The membership coach was with the national crew on the World Cup for the second Hessian Bundesliga crew. Hrvoe Horvath joined HSG Wetzlar in December, with Croatia he completed third in the principle spherical group and was eradicated. It’s the enjoyment of the group’s runners-up: Egypt with Melsungen coach Parrondo.

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