Who is allowed and who is not, that is for every coach before a major tournament the most difficult question. And one with far-reaching consequences: The Causa “Leroy Sané”, for example, Joachim Löw until today. Löw’s volleyball colleague Christian Prokop wears in the case of “cadre nomination” a bulky backpack from the past. It noted that the basketball coach on Thursday during the media day of the German handball Federation (DHB) in Hamburg, as he only liked evasive to the question of How and when to respond. The fact so when the two football professionals of which would not know that they are among the 16 players embark on Tuesday in Berlin on their world Cup mission.

It may be assumed that within the team, with 18 players, some felt as a string of candidates – the question is whether the national coach, his assistant, Alexander Haase, and DHB-sports-in-chief Axel Kromer have put the name for weeks or actually on impressions from the Training, and the remaining test familiar to play. Prokop spoke of the Latter. That makes the team a bit of dithering, the competition increased, and so exercise hours gets to level of competition, is confirmed as a pleasant side effect, the captain, Uwe Gensheimer, when he spoke of intense battles in the Training.

Ultimately, it met Tobias Reichmann of the MT Melsungen and Tim Suton from TBV Lemgo. Both had experienced the Morning before the last test match that they won on Sunday afternoon against Argentina, against Germany, 28:13, not would be. To said of his difficult decision, the 40-year-old Germany coach: “It was a very close and serious thing, because this 18 man of our squad are a very close-knit Team, and everyone has his share, that we have such a good mood and on a tactical level of play. The mood today is not to compare with a year ago. We have a good Mix of ambition and a relaxed mood.“