Handball – Magdeburg wins and celebrates championship title

Status: 02.06.2022 21:23

SC Magdeburg broke the lengthy-standing dominance of Kiel, Flensburg and Rhein-Neckar Löwen and had been topped two-recreation champions of the penultimate handball Bundesliga.

With 31:26 in opposition to Balingen-Weilstetten, the Magdeburgers at the moment are six factors forward and, after a wonderful season, THW Kiel can now not displace them from first place. SCM received the final title 21 years in the past – with Stefan Kretzsmar on the left wing and Alfred Gislason on the gang.

“A Thousand Times Chapeau”

Champion coach Bennett Wiegert, who had a dream come true in his seventh yr in workplace, stated after the sport: “Chap a thousand instances for my phenomenal crew. I can solely take my hat off. We did not know the strain, so I believe what Kiel and Flensburg have achieved lately is much more exceptional. But my crew has dealt with the strain glorious. But as we speak it was once more very mentally exhausting, we’d have appreciated to interrupt away and make clear issues. But Balingen made it extraordinarily troublesome for us, and it This speaks for the standard of the league as properly.”

Mark-Heinrich Schmid, managing director of SCM, summed up: “With Bennett Wiegert, we have now managed to strengthen the crew as soon as once more. Newcomers have taken the sphere.”

“Experiencing is insanity”

“I hope this is not the ultimate title”Backcourt participant Marco Bezac stated enthusiastically. Ace Gislie Christjansson rejoices: “It is insanity to expertise this.”

Before the get together started in Magdeburg, nevertheless, it was a harder process than many anticipated.

enjoying at eye stage for a very long time

The encounter within the first half itself was surprisingly at eye stage. It went again and forth between Magdeburg and Ballingen-Weilstetten, with the Ballingen crew taking a 15:15 lead on the time of the change.

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From the primary assault, Jens Berkeley’s crew had positioned their religion within the seventh-discipline participant and thus triggered issues for the house facet. Bennett Wiegert looked for the right reply within the first a part of the sport, however couldn’t discover it for a very long time.

Three targets scored in the long run

With somewhat extra targeted defensive work, the Swabians might have taken the lead at half-time as properly. The recreation remained tremendous-thrilling till eight minutes earlier than the top, and it was solely at 24:24 that the decisive blow went via the Magdeburg crew.

Twice Philipp Webber and Emir Ingi Magnusson ensured an preliminary 27:24 lead, solely to interrupt the morale of the Balingen crew, which had lengthy been excellent.

Lübecke retains likelihood for in-precept protection

In parallel with the Magdeburg competition, TuS-N-Lübbecke held an opportunity of staying above, not less than mathematically. With 31:29 (15:12) on the third to final match day at TVB Stuttgart, the underside of the desk might theoretically draw stage with factors from sixteenth GWD Minden.

However, the relegation couldn’t be realistically prevented because of the poor objective distinction (-141). For coach Emir Kurtgi’s crew, it was the primary sixth win of the season. With 12:52 factors, Lübbe remains to be behind Minden (16:46) and HBW Ballingen-Weilstetten (15:49).

On the Göppingen course for Europe

fifteenth Stuttgart (20:44) missed an early protection. Frisch auf Göppingen defeated Rhein-Neckar Löwen in 30:28 (16:14) and completed fifth within the desk, which entitles them to take part within the European Cup.


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