Winter heralds the shorter string to the Danish stars

Jævnbyrdigheden in the Danish squad has been greater, and budding profiles can no longer feel secure. Klavs Bruun Jørgensen has in his time as national coach

Winter heralds the shorter string to the Danish stars

Jævnbyrdigheden in the Danish squad has been greater, and budding profiles can no longer feel secure.

Klavs Bruun Jørgensen has in his time as national coach for håndboldkvinderne been almost unwavering in his confidence in the stamspillere as Stine Jørgensen, Anne Mette Hansen, Mette Tranborg.

But at the WORLD cup, which begins Saturday, will open the national coach for that new faces can have a much more central role than in the past. And it is not only because Tranborg is langtidsskadet and not in the tournament.

- I have previously been very firm in giving the players the security around the squad. The security I do not think we need in the same way any more, says Klavs Bruun Jørgensen.

He sees a greater parity among the players in the Danish landsholdstrup, where the reserves level is gradually approaching it, one finds in the more experienced forces.

Several players have been finals in the past on the old and have more experience from european matches. They take more responsibility in the clubs.

- the Players have got to know that it is not just the six players who come to play each time. It's going to be allowed to develop. Those who grabs the opportunity, get more playing time, the promise of national coach.

He also sense the new competitive environment to the training, which brought more intensity.

- There is a healthy battle for the seats, and you can feel that there is a little more war to the knife, when we coach. I have been very satisfied with, says Klavs Bruun Jørgensen.

Denmark opens the WORLD cup with a meeting with Australia on Saturday at 12.30 local time.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 29 November 2019, 22:00

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