Nikolaj Jakobsen will replace Gudmundur Gudmundsson before summer on the Danish bench! The Danish Handball Federation announced arrival of the Danish coach for upcoming matches in the qualification for the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 in first week of May.
“We were in a situation where Gudmundur had already decided to stop as coach this summer, so when Nikolaj Jacobsen was able to start his coach deed already here in the spring, Gudmundur and we have agreed to let Nikolaj lead the troops already from the upcoming European Championship qualifying, said the Secretary General of the Danish Handball Federation, Morten Stig Christensen.
Denmark achieved historical success with Icelander Gudmundur Gudmundsson by winning Olympic gold in Rio. However, Danes didn’t win any other medal since 2014 on three other competitions with Icelander on the helm.