The quarter-final match of the German nationwide staff on the World Handball Championship didn’t go away Bob Hanning detached. Kker’s reviewer even confirmed himself someplace.
Frustration prevails: DHB choice and Bob Hanning.
First, we deservedly misplaced within the quarter-finals – we had our probabilities however did not in the long run. The German staff had an awesome begin to this recreation towards France. Focused, dedicated, motivated – the French have proven impressively that the DHB choice could be anticipated in the present day. Andreas Wolff additional bolstered a selflessly tackling midfield with a really sturdy particular person efficiency.
However, we received a great beginning place with 4 objectives in two minutes. But earlier than the break we had been on par with the file world champion. After a great begin to the second half, we allowed ourselves to be run over mercilessly. At this stage, the bodily benefit was clear to us. My fears within the Norway recreation had been additionally confirmed: In the top, we lacked psychological alertness.
Unfortunately, Paul Drucks could not actually assist due to his bronchitis, we might have used him in assault as a result of to be trustworthy, we had been a bit overwhelmed on the again. The seven-six video games, which haven’t but been mastered, had been makes an attempt to offer a ultimate push. But, on the identical time, it was turned off.
France is totally world class in all components of the staff. I don’t need to speak in regards to the lack of width as a decisive issue. This was a particular characteristic of the present Olympic champion. It broke us within the final quarter of an hour. It needs to be famous: The 4 greatest groups of the event are additionally within the semi-finals.
We want the final two video games
Denmark had a simple time towards Hungary, Sweden had a convincing choice towards Egypt. Spain and Norway produced an outstanding handball thriller, with the Scandinavians messing up a semi-final they thought was protected with a useless again move late in regulation.
We must shake ourselves up now. Germany will then play towards Egypt on Friday. We want to complete fifth if doable, however we nonetheless want two extra wins for that. First the African champions, then Hungary or once more the Norwegians – it will likely be an actual problem. But we’d like these video games to offer us a great begin to qualify for the European Championships and the Olympics subsequent January on dwelling soil.
Bob Hanning (54) led Führze Berlin from the second division to the Champions League, turned the DHB round in eight years as vp and wrote the Spiegel bestseller (Hanning. Macht. Handball.). In his column, he analyzes what is going on within the nationwide staff and the Bundesliga.