Confidence and desire for animation Nikola Karabatic

A new chapter opens for PSG Handball. After a perfect season in the Liqui Moly StarLigue but another disappointment in the Champions League, the club from the capital is setting out again with a renewed squad. While players like Mikkel Hansen, Nedim Remili or Vincent Gérard have gone elsewhere, Andreas Palicka, Jannik Green, David Balaguer or Dominik Mathé have joined the French champion. On the sidelines of the recovery, carried out in the passageways of the Parc des Princes due to work at the Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin, Nikola Karabatic attributed his happiness to return to training at 38 years old. “I feel good, without any apparent problem, named the international half-center in an interview with the daily Le Parisien. For me, the real gauge on my physique is above all the first training sessions and the first ball sessions. I’ve learned to evaluate myself with time and experience, and I’m doing it pretty well. For the moment, I am quite confident. ” While he found in the Parisian jersey Andreas Palicka and David Balaguer, whom he was respectively crossed in Kiel and Barcelona, ​​Nikola Karabatic recognized that “it will not be easy at first”.

Karabatic does not make Paris 2024 a priority

In his eyes, PSG Handball has lost “elements that have marked the history of the club”. Admitting that “it’s high-level sport that wants that”, the triple Olympic champion claims to have “confidence” in his team. Concerning him, when he decided to re-enlist for a year, Nikola Karabatic assures that he will “take the sensations like them during the matches” before studying the consequences of a career pursuit at the highest level. “I really want to know how I’m going to react,” he adds. What is certain is that I am still starving to death. “If he says he is proud” to always be at a good level “, it is not yet time to plan for the future and Paris 2024. “It is still very far. There are not the same requirements in handball as in others, recalls Nikola Karabatic. The Olympic year is the toughest ever. The matches follow each other like never before and the pace is accelerating. If I’m still in good shape, we’ll see but, for the moment, it’s not my priority. “At first, the objective will be to perform well with PSG and then to guide the Blues to the next World Cup, played in Poland and Sweden during the month of January.

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