Coach Filip Jicha has extended his contract with Handball Champion THW Kiel. As Managing Director Viktor Szilagyi announced on Tuesday at the Season Opening Press Conference in the Baltic Sea Bath Damp, the Czech Republic remains until 2023. Jicha’s original contract would expire next year.
“I am very happy to work with this team for two more years,” Jicha said. Since the previous year he has been taking care of Kiel as a successor to the current German coach Alfred Gislason and had become the same master in the interrupted season 2019/2020. “ p>
Big announcements about the goals for the new season Jicha still pinched himself. Others can talk about goals,”said the 38-year-old,”I don’t want to distract from everyday work and dream of anything. I am not wasting this energy.”
Offensiver said Szilagyi:”We must and will be better than competition in all areas,”said the Austrian:”We want to do everything we can to help, To get as many titles as possible to Kiel.”
Something pressed on the mood the message about the injury of goalkeeper Niklas Landin. The Danish Olympic winner had to undergo a Meniscus operation on Monday and falls out four to six weeks. It is missing both on Thursday (18.45) in the Champions League against the HBC Nantes and on Saturday (20.30) in the Supercup against the SG Flensburg Handewitt in Dusseldorf. In the Bundesliga Kiel starts on October 4th against HC Erlangen.