Håndboldforbund will hive OLYMPIC qualification for Denmark

DHF has bid to host the OLYMPICS-qualification, if Denmark becomes a part of it. If the female håndboldlandshold in the coming days, to ensure access to the O

Håndboldforbund will hive OLYMPIC qualification for Denmark

DHF has bid to host the OLYMPICS-qualification, if Denmark becomes a part of it.

If the female håndboldlandshold in the coming days, to ensure access to the OLYMPICS-qualification rates of the Danish Handball Federation that the tournament must be held on Danish soil.

the Federation team he will play, Morten Henriksen, has sent an application off in the hope that Denmark can become the host for the of the three kvalifikationspuljer, that may get Danish participation.

- We have bid into the OLYMPICS-qualification and have done what we should. It's a cost to bear, but we have priority because we really want to do this here. We would like to have damelandsholdet right up at the top again.

- We get a message no later than at the beginning of January, after that it is decided, how the envelopes will look like. Fingers crossed that it will be in Denmark, says Morten Henriksen.

As the håndboldkvinderne in 2016, tried in vain to qualify for the OLYMPICS in Rio de Janeiro, the event was held in Aarhus.

The tournament is remembered, in addition to the disappointing Danish performance, for the half-empty grandstands in the Ceres Arena, but DHF expect to tilskuerinteressen will be greater this time.

- I believe that we are in time with a narrative that we are on the way back. I think that it is to be able to fill a hall in Denmark in three games in march, predicts sportschefen.

Where the fighting in, where appropriate, should be played, he will not reveal yet.

- It is not completely settled. At least not officially. But we have some municipalities that have bid in, " says Morten Henriksen.

in Order to get access to the OLYMPICS-the qualification must håndboldkvinderne finish among the seven best in the ongoing WORLD cup.

If Denmark beats Serbia on Wednesday, the team will as a minimum have secured a playoffkamp on the seventh place.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 10 December 2019, 08:00

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