Jakob Vestergaard presented as new German head-coach

Jakob Vestergaard presented as new German head-coach
photo: DHB

photo: DHB

The German handball federation (DHB) has presented the new head-coach of German women national team.

Previous head coach, Danish Heine Jensen was dismissed after the EURO 2014, now another Dane will ltake the charge for Germany, noone else tham 40 years old Jakob Vestergaard.

There were severeal options for the job, beside Vestergaard another Dane, Jan Pytlick and THC’s coach, Herbert Müller were on the list (Pytlick signed to Vardar since and Müller has a contract with THC).

Jakob Vestergaard has signed an agreement with the German handball federation until 31 December 2017.

Vestergaard was in contract with Romanian club, CSM Bucuresti as a professional advisor, he resigned his contract in Romania.

“Jakob Vestergaard is a person  with high professional competence, international experience at the top level and not only because of his success and great reputation,” says DHB-President Bernhard Bauer.

“With Jakob Vestergaard as head-coach, we have the potential that our women national team to be succesfull at World Cup 2017 in Germany” –  says DHB-President Bernhard Bauer.

Jakob Vestergaard:

“It is a great honour to me be entrusted by German handball federation to lead the women NT. German handball has a great potential, regarding to the World Cup 2017 and their internal championship as well.

The challenge of the upcoming years is developing together with all the clubs and the German federation this potential. I look forward to start the work, meet the players, coaches and every person is involved to reach the succes we signed up for.”

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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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