Handball EC – Panic Spreads:

Handball EC - Panic Spreads:

LJUBLJANA (Dagbladet): Just hours before Norway-Denmark on Wednesday night, news broke about Denmark assistant coach Lars Jørgensen and full-back Kaja Kamp Nielsen. It was confirmed that he was infected with Corona.

On Thursday, the entire Danish team should be tested again.

You lose the rest of the tournament

Norway is staying at the same hotel as the Danish team in Ljubljana, and was naturally also close with the Danish girls during the game on Wednesday night.

The Norwegian team took some precautions during the tournament. Among other things, players and managers used masks during meetings with the media.

– The player infected with Corona has not been in the squad yet, so we don’t think much about it. We can’t do anything about it, but hopefully it won’t spread, Stine Bredal Oftedal tells Dagbladet.

Goalkeeper Catherine Lundy explained to Dagbladet that she “doesn’t think anything about” the infection.

You can’t get everyone out. if She says someone is sick or will be ill.

Loss: Norway had not lost to Denmark in eight years before the Danes lost in the group final on Wednesday 16 November.
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The rules state that players and managers must isolate for a minimum of five days after testing positive. A negative test will then put them back in the EC bubble.

– real danger

This means that players who test positive will be eliminated from the tournament, forfeiting the semi-finals and any finals.

– In the worst case, we get positive Corona tests tomorrow (Thursday), then we miss the players in the semi-finals on Friday. It’s a real fear, says Danish sports director Morten Henriksen.

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Handball hanging in it Danish newspaper BTThe news came as a shock to the Danish camp, writes Joni Wojciech Kokborg.

– It’s the worst that could happen. Denmark’s entire fate hinges on what tests show on Friday. Norway must also think its own way. They are playing against a potentially infected team. It is a mess like no other, writes Wojciech Kockburg.

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