The TuS Metzingen must renounce national player Julia Behnke in the two EHF Cup finals on the 30th of April and the 6th of May. The cyclist suffered a knee injury in the Bundesliga top game against the German champion Thuringian HC last Saturday, which turned out to be an inner-band breach.
Behnke must therefore, according to medical information, pause four to six weeks and TuSsies will also be missing in the battle for the championship. Metzingen is three days before the end of the season with top rider Thuringia table two, Behind it follows with also 37:9 counters the HC Leipzig in place three.
Whether Behnke will be available to the new German coach Michael Biegler in the EM qualification on June 1st in St. Gallen against Switzerland and June 5th in Stuttgart against Iceland is still open.