In Mannheim, in the second test match against the Czech Republic, the Germans were again successful and secured their second test win over the Czech. After a very equal first half, in the second half the domestic team dominated and in the end won easily with 27:22 (11:10). Patrick Groetzki led the German side with 6 goals, while on the other side Pavel Horak had as many goals as Czech’s top scorer. This was the last test game for Germany before travelling to Qatar, and their first opening game against Poland.
This is the final squad for the Qatar trip:
Silvio Heinevetter (Füchse Berlin), Carsten Lichtlein (VfL Gummersbach), Andreas Wolff (HSG Wetzlar), Stefan Kneer (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Uwe Gensheimer (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Johannes Sellin (MT Melsungen), Patrick Wiencek (THW Kiel), Hendrik Pekeler (TBV Lemgo), Patrick Groetzki (Rhein-Neckar Löwen), Steffen Weinhold (THW Kiel), Tim Kneule (Frisch Auf Göppingen), Martin Strobel (HBW Balingen-Weilstetten), Erik Schmidt (TSG Ludwigshafen-Friesenheim), Michael Kraus (Frisch Auf Göppingen), Michael Müller (MT Melsungen), Jens Schöngarth (TuS N-Lübbecke), Matthias Musche (SC Magdeburg), Fabian Böhm (HBW Balingen-Weilstetten), Paul Drux (Füchse Berlin)