Sweden with a great start: ”A proud moment for me”
Sweden got a great start in European Open Championship. They defeated Poland with 23 goals to 18 in the opening game.
Arvid Andreasson - with two former professional players as parents - was one of the best players in his national team debut on Monday.
– I was a bit nervous, but it went well, says Arvid Andreasson.
Arvid’s father Henrik has played for clubs as IK Sävehof and Kroppskultur. His mother Theresa won the Swedish Championship with IK Sävehof and played 89 games for the national team (and scored 229 goals). She also played for CB Anaga in Spain and Horsens HK in Denmark.
– My mum was my coach before. My parents helps me a lot and they always support me and give me tips, says Arvid Andreasson.
He has big goals for his handball career.
– I want to be the best handball player in the world, he says with a smile.
Today, it was Arvid’s turn to put on the national team shirt. And he made it really well. The Alingsås HK player hade some great shots that lead to goals.
– It was a proud moment for me as it was the first game in the Swedish national team. We played pretty well, says the teenager.
He believes a lot in his team and his teammates.
– Our goal is to win the whole tournament, says Arvid Andreasson.
Arvid loved the support from a packed Valhalla Sporthall.
– It was fantastic that so many people came here to see us, he says.