Handball – Magdeburg wins and celebrates the championship title

Status: 02.06.2022 21:23

SC Magdeburg are topped Handball Bundesliga champions with two video games to spare, breaking the lengthy-standing dominance of Kiel, Flensburg and Rhein-Neckar Leuven.

With a rating of 31:26 in opposition to Balingen-Weilstetten, the Magdeburgers at the moment are six factors forward and after an amazing season, THW Kiel can now not dislodge them from the prime spot. SCM final gained the title 21 years in the past – with Stefan Kretzschmar on the left wing and Alfred Ghislason on the gang.

“Shapo a thousand occasions”

Championship coach Bennett Wiegert, in his seventh yr after a dream come true: “A thousand applause to my phenomenal crew. I simply take my hat off. We did not know the strain, so I feel what Kiel and Flensburg have achieved lately is much more wonderful. But my crew coped with the strain. But in the present day it was very mentally exhausting once more, we We would have favored to interrupt up earlier and clear up the drawback, however Balingen made it very tough for us, which reveals the high quality of this league.

SCM Managing Director Mark-Henrik Schmidt concluded: “With Bennett Wiegert, we had been capable of strengthen the squad as soon as once more. Newcomers rushed ahead.’

“Feeling that is insanity”

“I hope this isn’t the final identify”– stated the backfield participant Marko Beziak with euphoria. Ace Gisli Kristiansson was delighted: “Feeling that is insanity.”

Before the get together went to Magdeburg, it was a way more tough activity than most anticipated.

Game at eye degree for a very long time

In the first half, the match was surprisingly degree. It went again and forth between Magdeburg and Balingen-Weilstetten, with the Balingen crew main 15:15 throughout the transition.

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From the first assault, Jens Berkle’s crew relied on the seventh baseman and brought about issues for the house crew. Bennett Wiegert seemed for the proper reply in the first a part of the sport, however couldn’t discover it for a very long time.

In the finish, he determined to attain three objectives

With somewhat extra concentrated defensive work, the Swabians might have even taken the lead at half-time. The sport was very attention-grabbing till eight minutes earlier than the finish, and solely at 24:24 the decisive shot went previous the Magdeburg crew.

Twice Philipp Weber and Omar Ingi Magnusson secured a 27:24 lead early, and solely then did the morale of the Balingen crew, which had been distinctive for a very long time, break.

Lübeck retains the risk of a theoretical rescue

Parallel to the Magdeburg vacation, the TuS-N-Lübbecke has at the least remained mathematically viable. With the third and remaining matchday in TVB Stuttgart at 31:29 (15:12), the backside of the desk might theoretically degree sixteenth GWD Minden on factors.

However, a drop from a poor aim distinction (-141) is now not realistically preventable. It was the first sixth win of the season for coach Emir Kurtagic’s crew. With a rating of 12:52, Lübbeck Minden (16:46) and HBW Balingen-Weilstetten (15:49) are nonetheless in final place.

Goppingen received a ticket to Europe

fifteenth Stuttgart (20:44) missed an early save. Frisch Auf Hoppingen beat Rhein-Neckar Leuven 30:28 (16:14) to safe fifth place in the European Cup qualifying desk.

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