National coach Alfred Gislason has canceled right winger Lukas Zerbe (25) for the first European Championship game against Belarus.
He was canceled for the European Championship opener: Right winger Lukas Zerbe.
Zerbe, who is under contract with cup winner TBV Lemgo Lippe, will not be part of the squad that will bag their first victory against Belarus at the start of the European Championship on Friday (6 p.m., LIVE! At kicker). The left-hander is new to the national team and has so far made four international matches (six goals).
Background: Only 16 players can be nominated per EM game, Germany is in Bratislava with 17 professionals. Gislason can decide again which player he wants to delete before each deployment.
After the game against Belarus in the first tournament phase, the DHB team will face Austria on Sunday (6 p.m.) and Poland on Tuesday (6 p.m.) at the end of the preliminary round. The two best teams in each group of four qualify for the main round.