At the Handball World Championship 2023 the quarterfinals Germany – France is coming up. After a strong group phase, the DHB team has to deal with the record world champion in the first knockout round. A mammoth task.
In Germany – France, our neighbors are the clear favourites. The DHB team is just an outsider, but can still calculate chances. The confident entry into the quarter-finals is quite a success for Germany.
Germany – France: Handball World Cup quarterfinals in the live ticker
Will the DHB team create a sensation at the 2023 Handball World Cup and make it into the semi-finals? Or is it over against the French? You can get all information about the quarter-finals Germany – France here in our live ticker!
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10:41 p.m.: France’s superstar Nikola Karabatic reported fit for the quarter-finals. “I will be ready. My foot still hurts, but it’s fine,” said the Frenchman one day before the duel. Words that the DHB team will probably not like so much. Karabatic had missed the last two games through injury. However, its use is not yet 100% certain. According to coach Guillaume Gille, the decision to use the ex-Kieler and three-time world handball player will only be made “on the day of the match” after extensive tests.
9:09 p.m.: Tim Zechel is new to the German team. The pivot from EHC Erlangen was nominated by coach Alfred Gislason after the main round.
8:55 p.m.: The game will be played tomorrow evening at 8.30 p.m. in the Ergo Arena in Gdansk.
7.30 p.m.: This balance should give the German handball players some courage before the duel with the record world champion. Germany won 37 of 74 matches and the French won 29 times. But: Of the last four duels in major tournaments, France has emerged victorious four times.
6:51 p.m.: The French are still undefeated at the 2023 World Handball Championship. In the main round, France won the decisive duel against Spain and thus secured first place in the group.
6.45 p.m.: In the last game of the main round, the flawless series of the DHB team broke. After the narrow defeat against Norway, Germany ended up in second place and now meets France.
6:23 p.m.: Hello and welcome to the quarter-finals of the Handball World Championship 2022. On Wednesday (January 25th) the German national handball team meets France.