Gislason's return: World Cup play-off

Because: In the Wondernino Arena, the DHB selection will meet the Faroe Islands on the 13th of April at 18.15 in the World Cup-play-off first leg. The ticket sales for the game starts next Wednesday at 16 o'clock.

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For national coach Alfred Gislason, the game in Kiel, where the Islander between 2008 and 2019 as coach of the THW Sage and write 20 title took a return to the old facility. "The city, the club and the fans have a very special place in my heart," says Gislason, who blends: "I experienced eleven great and successful years there and many friends there. My anticipation is really big, in April in Kiel to stand as a national coach on the side line. " For the time being, the focus is on "the two games against Hungary" and the "development" of the wrestled DHB team.

In addition to Gislason, for goalkeeper Mattias Andersson, the game against the Faroe Islands in the Wondernino Arena will be a special: the 43-year-old played even almost seven years for the THW Kiel and is currently active in addition to his DHB commitment as a goalkeeper trainer for the Kieler.

Good patch for the DHB team

The Kiel site is a good pavement for the men's national team: most recently, the DHB selection in January 2019 in Kiel hosted and won the general rehearsal in front of the home World Cup against Argentina with 28:13 - and thus celebrated in the last five international matches In Kiel exclusively victories.

In the game against the Faroe Islands, who have qualified after the suspension of Belarus for the second play-off round, the fans may look forward to a premiere: For the first time, these two nations are facing an A-country. The World Cup play-off second leg at the Faroe Islands will find the weekend of 16/17. April. Only the winner of this play-off round played with the back and return is qualified for the World Cup tournament.


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