national coach Christian Prokop left after the successful rehearsal with a good sense of the Arena in Kiel, where his charges were adopted by the Fans with thunderous applause for the world Cup. With the locker out-played 28:13 (9:6) victory against Argentina have brought the German handball player of the hoped-for impetus for the medals-Mission in their own country and anticipation of a pleasant Event to Wake-up. “It was a adoption in the world Cup, as we have liked,” said Prokop. “We travel with a good feeling to Berlin and are delighted that it’s starting soon.”
captain Uwe Gensheimer was on Sunday with eight goals, the best thrower of the German team that impressed before the world Cup kicks off on Thursday in the capital against Korea, especially in the second half. “That was the way we would wish in the best case,” said Prokop. And the strong goalkeeper Andreas Wolff noted with satisfaction: “I think that was a performance, the respect it deserves. Today, we get an impression of what may be going on in the halls, when we fast, attractive football to play.“
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After a free day, the coach gathered his 16 players comprehensive line-up from Tuesday in Berlin, where on Sunday rejected Tobias Reichmann and Tim Suton not more. The match against the also for the world Cup qualified pan-American champion, took advantage of Prokop, 9473 viewers for some of the experiments. In comparison to the 32:24 against the Czech Republic on Friday in Hanover, the DHB-selection started with a new defensive formation to Hendrik Pekeler and Finn Lemke.
The measure was very effective – the defensive compound safer than the victory against the international at the most second-rate Czechs. “The defense today was much more stable,” said Pekeler. “What remains is that we have won both games. The counts and makes me feel positive.“ In the attack it was initially however significantly. Also due to too many pass mistakes of the German team, the guests were received in the 12. Minute, for the first time with 4:3 in the lead. Goalkeeper Wolff, some could throw attempts of the South Americans, while strong defences and offensive but the DHB-selection, pace and determination were missing.