Next hard nut for SVK

First residence sport 2023: SVK (with Fabian Kugel) towards Pforzheim. Photo: Werner Kuhnle (archive)

The third division handball workforce welcomes SG Pforzheim/Eutingen of their first residence sport of the yr this Saturday night.

The handball gamers of the third division SV Kornwestheim began the brand new yr nicely – within the type of a 38:34 derby victory at TSB Heilbronn-Horkheim. This Saturday, the following tough job awaits coach Alexander Schurr, who’s third within the desk: SVK welcomes eighth-placed SG Pforzheim/Eutingen. The Badeners caught the attention final season after they made it to the promotion spherical of the first Bundesliga, solely to qualify for the ultimate.

On this 18th match day, SVK is in the course of a giant problem. “I feel one of the best tactic proper now could be to take a look at it week by week,” stated Schurr, whose workforce not too long ago went on a six-game profitable streak however now has essential weeks forward of them. Almost all of the video games towards groups thought-about weak have been performed, and now the powerful nuts are ready. This contains SG Pforzheim/Eutingen.

“There’s not a workforce within the league with these names,” says Schurr. And the coach might be proper: he begins with the unknown Jan Werner at Kornwestheim and continues along with his backroom colleagues Pascal Kirchenbauer, Julian Broschwitz, Matej Mikita and Tim Ganz on the correct wing – all of whom have expertise. 1. Collected within the Bundesliga. Two different gamers, Nico Schottle and Lucas Süsser, are at the moment eligible for the second leg for Bundesliga membership TVB Stuttgart. “The league is at the moment on hiatus because of the World Cup,” says Schurr, “so it is unlikely you will be with SG.”

At least Süsser was with Pforzheim within the first sport on October 1 and scored twice in Kornwestheim’s 31-32 loss. Top league scorer Felix Kazmaier’s ten targets and teenager Marco Lantella’s gala efficiency (5 targets) did not assist.

It might be tight once more this Saturday. “I do not wish to speak about any favourite function,” says Schur, “if we win, SG can be a part of the highest group of the league once more.” “But we’re actually assured and we have executed nicely up to now video games.” As is usually the case, this will additionally rely upon the form of the solar.

Right-back Peter Jungwirth remains to be unwell at Kornwestheim. The veteran might barely take part within the sport in Horkheim. “Otherwise, we have got just a few sick folks,” stated Schur, who hopes to complete Saturday evening’s sport — barring any long-term accidents.


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