Rhein-Neckar Löwen

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Rhein-Neckar Löwen
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Founded 2002
Arena SAP Arena, Mannheim
Capacity 14,500[1]
Head coach Nikolaj Jacobsen
League Handball-Bundesliga
2016–17 1st
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Rhein-Neckar Löwen is a handball club from Mannheim, Germany. The club was founded in 2002 as a merger of TSG Kronau and TSG Baden Östringen, competing initially under the name SG Kronau/Östringen. Currently, Rhein-Neckar Löwen competes in the First Division of the German Handball Bundesliga.

Location of Rhein-Neckar Löwen
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Location of Rhein-Neckar Löwen

Accomplishments[edit]

The most popular players of the Rhein-Neckar Löwen are Uwe Gensheimer, Oliver Roggisch, Karol Bielecki, Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Ólafur Stefánsson, Børge Lund, Michael Müller, Sergei Schelmenko and Ivan Čupić.

Accomplishments prior to the merger[edit]

European record[edit]

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2016–17 EHF Champions League Group Stage Republic of Macedonia Vardar 27–33 29–26 4th place
Poland Vive Tauron Kielce 28–25 34–26
Hungary Pick Szeged 24–30 28–28
Belarus Meshkov Brest 25–24 28–30
Croatia Zagreb 25–24 21–25
Slovenia Celje 31–30 31–37
Sweden IFK Kristianstad 30–29 31–29
1/8 Germany THW Kiel 25–24 24–26 49–50

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2017–18 season[2]

Technical staff[edit]

Transfers[edit]

Transfers for the 2017-18 season
Transfers for the 2018-19 season

Former club members[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

Rhein-Neckar Löwen
No. Player Position Tenure Ceremony Date
18 Norway Bjarte Myrhol Pivot 2009–2015 04/06/2015
3 Germany Uwe Gensheimer Left wing 2003–2016

Other notable former players[edit]

Notable former coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Technische Daten" [Technical Data] (in German). SAP Arena official website. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Team" (in German). Rhein-Neckar Löwen official website. Retrieved 6 July 2015. 

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