The B-Jugend, the under-17 youth team at Füchse Berlin, has won the top-class German International Youth Championships. At the preparatory tournament in Düsseldorf, this Berlin club already beat the youngsters of the Danish top club GOG Handbold 31:25 (16:12).

Following victories over TSV Bayer Dormagen (16:13), SG Flensburg-Handwitt (30:16) and Veszprem (20:18), the Füchse Berlin youth team also remained victorious against Rhein-Neckar Löwen (16:15). In the first round of the final, it was Maximilian Grundmann in the Berlin goal who excelled, while easy goals were scored on the counterattack. After barely 13 minutes, Fabian Lüdke’s team was already leading 11:5. Even though the Danes were able to narrow the gap after this, Füchse Berlin went into the break with a 16:12 lead.

In the second half, Füchse continued where they left off, leading comfortably by 23:16 after 34 minutes. As the game progressed, the Danes looked more insecure, but the Berliners kept going. Now it became clear. Füchse Berlin led by nine goals with nine minutes to go (27:18) and secured the title unbeaten in a 31:25 win a short time later. William Reichardt was voted most valuable player of the match. 

This article was submitted by: Füchse Berlin