Handball: HBW Balingen-Weilstetten gets reinforcements for the backcourt


Top of the desk with just one loss after 18 video games, the Gulls have had little motive to complain about the season to this point. In truth, there is just one downside space that brought on complications for coach Jens Barkley and people accountable.

Due to damage, the place in the proper backcourt had change into an issue baby. Therefore, it isn’t shocking that he has now taken up appearing. After a radical evaluation of the first leg, they took the alternative to signal ex-German worldwide Jens Schöngarth, a participant with nationwide and worldwide expertise, till the finish of the season. The alternative arose as the 34-year-old left-back had already terminated his contract with Sporting Lisbon in early December as a result of private causes.

HBW Managing Director Wolfgang Strobel defined, “Unfortunately, it turned out that Uros Todorovic’s damage is far, rather more cussed than initially thought.” The first stage confirmed that it was too tough to play the sport with just one left hand and in any other case with the proper hand, Strobel defined, so it was essential to refactor. So he’s glad and happy to have discovered an skilled participant in Jens Schöngarth. “Jens can have some adjustment issues and can have the ability to assist us rapidly together with his expertise,” Strobel is satisfied that the signing of Schöngarth will assist Jens Burkl’s workforce rapidly.

The new signing from Balingen has already accomplished a coaching session and is wanting ahead to video games with the Gulls. “I’m delighted and actually wanting ahead to enjoying for HBW any longer and supporting the membership in attaining its objectives. I’ve performed at the Sparkassen-Arena numerous occasions as an opponent and I do know that there What an thrilling ambiance. Now I’m very glad to have the ability to expertise these feelings and the assist of the followers in the HBW jersey”, the left-back is wanting ahead to the first dwelling video games in “Holle-Sud”.

His new coach Jens Barkley can also be glad that signing the skilled left-hander has labored out forward of the begin of preparatory coaching for the remainder of the season. “With Jens we have a really skilled participant who has a high-quality backcourt and who, above all, can cowl,” the HBW coach is satisfied that the Gulls made an excellent switch.

Jens Schöngarth will make his first public look in an HBW jersey subsequent Saturday, when the Gulls meet prime picks from “Team Martin” at Martin Strobel’s profit and farewell sport.

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