This was announced by the International Handball Federation (IHF) on Friday. “I was only surprised. For me, it is a great honor that such a renowned coach,“ said the 43-Year-old. At the same time he can see it but also as an appreciation of his work: “I am very pleased, and it makes me very proud.” Among the five candidates of Denmark, national coach Nikolaj Jacobsen, who has led the Rhein-Neckar Löwen in 2016 and 2017 for the German championship. Furthermore, the former Flensburg-professional Christian Berge (Norway), Spain’s Roberto Parrondo, and the Frenchman Didier Dinart are nominated.

the result of the Online vote is scheduled for March 18. July will be announced. The world handball player is appointed. The two THW Kiel are nominated Sagosen player Niklas Landin and Sander.