Handball Coach Signel, Satisfied with the Performance
[Asian Games] Handball Coach Signel, “I am Satisfied with the Performance in the Second Half… The Final will be a Close Match”
Head coach of the women’s national handball team, Henrik Signel (Sweden),
predicted that “it will be a close match” ahead of the finals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games to be held on the 5th.
Korea, led by coach Signel, won 30-23 against China in the semifinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Zhejiang University of Science and Technology Gymnasium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 3rd.
In an interview after the game, Coach Signel said, “I watched the group match between China and Japan,
the Chinese team’s strength seemed to have improved a lot. 바카라사이트
I expected a difficult game today, but I am satisfied with the players’ performance in the second half.”
I evaluated myself.
The opponent in the finals on the 5th will be the winner of the subsequent match between Japan and Kazakhstan.
In terms of objective power, Japan is dominant.
Korea and Japan won 34-29 in a close overtime match at the Asian Championships final held in Seoul last December,
Korea won 25-24 in the final of the 2024 Paris Olympics Asian preliminaries held in Japan in August this year.
As can be seen from the results of the overtime win and the 1-goal difference,
it is not easy to predict the outcome of the match between the two teams.
Coach Signel, who took the helm of the Korean national team in April of this year,
said, “To get a good result against Japan,
we need to show good performance in all aspects, including attack, defense, and fast attacks.”
He added, “Because Japan is a good team, the final will be a close match.
It was predicted that “
He, who has been in charge of the Korean national team for about half a year,
said, “Korea has excellent speed and their strength is organic play in defense.
However, because they are inferior in terms of physique (compared to Western teams),
they rely heavily on speed and can play a more physical game.
“There is a need,” he said.
He also added that controlling speed and pace using speed is a virtue that must be possessed.
Chinese national team coach Zheng Yongli said,
“Honestly, there is a big gap in skill between the two countries,” and regretted,
“We had many opportunities in the beginning, but we were not able to capitalize on them due to the players’ lack of experience.”
Coach Jeong Yong-ri said, “I will try to gradually reduce the skill gap so that I can win next time,” and said, “Overthrow Korea.”