The enthusiastic fans voted before the final whistle, “Oh, how beautiful” and cheered nThe German handball player for your Gala performance against Brazil. Powered by an outstanding goalkeeper Andreas Wolff and a unerring captain Uwe Gensheimer has taken care of the DHB-selection of the sovereign 34:21 (15:8) on Saturday in front of 13,500 enthusiastic fans in the once again sold-out Arena in Berlin for the first emotional climax of the world Championships at home. Thanks to the second tournament victory of the team of national coach Christian Prokop with 4:0 points sat at the top of group A and it’s heading for the main round.

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“it’s been mega. The opening round has yet to be topped once. We have not been in the absolute stress factor. But no matter how the game was, the team has always been focused,“ said Prokop. Thrilled its players. “We want to take the viewers. We have to absorb,” said Martin Strobel: “Against Korea, we were a little negligent in the chance of recovery. We have made this game better.“

the Best launchers for the DHB selection, the had won their opening game last Thursday against the unified Korea, with a 30:19, was on the left Gensheimer with ten goals. “There is still more to it,” said Gensheimer to its performance. On Monday (18: 00 in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker for the Handball world championship and in the ARD) in the third preliminary round game against Russia, which has a 34:27 against Korea 3:1 counter. “The Russians play very clever in the cover. We have to prepare ourselves very well and may not make a lot of mistakes in attack,“ warned the captain.

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The German team, who were without the ill WM a newcomer to the Franz Semper, was the strong presence of Brazilians in the scarce 22:24-kick-off defeat against defending Champions, France, warned. Accordingly concentrated the host began. Goalkeeper Wolff with crack Fans and teammates as soon as he did, in the initial phase, several litters of the South Americans. After nine minutes, the DHB selection was 5:1 in the front –a perfect Start. And it went well. Especially on the left Gensheimer and backcourt player Steffen Weinhold of the attacks were successfully completed and the back-up, abandoned Wolff in his box. The lead of 9:2 (15.) expanded.

Despite the comfortable cushion, the DHB did not let selection. The defense has been consistently grabs, and the front well combined. The spectators came in and drove the Prokop-team, in the now of the former Berlin Steffen Fäth with four goals in the series, the dispatch to great Form, clamoring to the front. Faeth looked after on the big tasks: “We will have heavier games where it is tight.”

five minutes before the break, there were Standing Ovations for the German Team, which is one of the best performances of the Prokop-delivering Era. Only in the closing stages of the first half, some of the Unconcentrated slipped in the financial statements, however, the DHB-selection, went with a Seven-goal lead under the thunderous applause of the Fans in the cabin.