Dagur Sigurdsson, the Icelandic head coach of the German national team, has been named the IHF World Coach of the Year. The 43-year old has led the so-called “Bad Boys” to a surprising victory at the EHF EURO 2016 in Poland at the end of January. The news was announced just minutes ago by the German handball federation, DHB, via Twitter. Sigurdsson finished the voting ahead of promiment colleagues like Valero Rivera, Claude Onesta, Christian Berge and Michael Biegler. He follows Ljubomir Vranjes (SG Flensburg-Handewitt), who won the award last year.
Sigurdsson named world coach of the year