Handball-world champion Michael Kraus’s criticism of the game, coach Christian Prokop for the home world Championships from 10 to 27. February practiced. Especially the non-consideration of his team-mates, the goalkeeper veterans John Bitter from TVB Stuttgart, is the 35-Year-old.

“I don’t understand Jogi (Bitter) is available only as a Stand-by player in a 28mm squad,” said Kraus of the “Stuttgarter Zeitung” and the “Stuttgarter Nachrichten”. Procopius sets at the tournament in Germany and Denmark (10. to 27. January) first of all, the goalkeeper Duo of Andreas Wolff and Silvio Heinevetter.

“the players and coaches of other Nations, have asked me: Why not nominated one of his best players? Also, I find that, according to the performance principle and should not be,” added Kraus: “Since Jogi is also a team player. It is an open secret that Wolff and Heine cousin are the best of comrades.”

Kraus has done in a long time hope for a nomination, a broken hand, throwing back the world Cup Star from 2007 but crucial. Bitter is not available in the 16-squad, with the Prokop on Thursday in the world Cup opening game against Korea in Berlin. During the tournament, Prokop can make up to three changes with players from the extended 28-squad – this also means Bitter.


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