Magdeburg/Plota – This script may have come from the pen of the creator of the stage that sheds tears. Steffen Baumgart, now the sporting director of HC Burgenland, as beforehand agreed, the brand new coach Svajunas Kairis arrived, who was in his homeland of Lithuania, taking cost of the coaching and in addition in a check match with the second group of the German champion SC Magdeburg. Bank. And at his former office, the venerable Hermann-Gieseler-Halle, Baumgart, who as soon as educated in Elbestad, celebrated a 31:30 success together with his (precise former) group at the SCM Youngsters.
As if that wasn’t sufficient, the 39-year-old meets an previous companion and long-time buddy from his Magdeburg days: Christoph Theuerkauf. The ex-Bundesliga skilled from TBV Lemgo and HBW Balingen-Weilstetten has returned to his membership and is now teaching the abilities of SCM within the third division. “We spoke on the cellphone earlier than this recreation and agreed on the date, then we sat collectively and talked for a very long time after the ultimate whistle,” reviews Steffen Baumgart, who had an sudden and surprisingly profitable farewell recreation. After relegation with HCB, he did not enter the third league.
It isn’t just the victory in Magdeburg that makes Baumgart optimistic that one other promotion shall be profitable within the close to future, if doable after the upcoming 2022/23 season. Most importantly, Burgenland’s new squad provides cause to hope, says the previous left winger, who himself performed within the 2nd Bundesliga. “First impressions are excellent. Most importantly, Tim Bilzer and Niklas Seifert and backcourt participant Stefan Remke made an ideal impression,” mentioned Steffen Baumgart. Defensively specifically, they might very nicely put the system that Svajunas Kyris selected on the ground. Bilzer got here from the second division Dessau-Roßlauer HV, Seifert from the third division SC DHfK Leipzig II and Remke from the highest division HSV Bad Blankenburg. “We had been capable of make the perfect transfers there,” says the blissful “interim coach” of HCB girls’s and males’s Central German champions.
Two goalkeepers, Marius Göbner and new signing Marian Voigt (who moved to HCB from future league rivals Concordia Delitzsch) had a tricky time at Magdeburg. Burgenland’s sports activities director is assured that the duo remains to be studying and can change into a robust help. The fifth newcomer, Richard Vogel, a proper winger from Thuringian League aspect HSV Ronneburg, had rather a lot to be taught within the recreation with SCM’s abilities after an excellent coaching session earlier.
Another place is open
As Baumgart confirmed to Tageblatt/MZ, there’s nonetheless a niche sooner or later HCB group at proper courtroom. For this, each left-handers will participate in check coaching sooner or later. On Sunday, September 11, at 4:00 p.m., the Burgenlanders kick off the brand new season of the Mitteldeutsche Oberliga with a house recreation in opposition to Bad Blankenburg at Euroville in Naumburg (as reported). Until then, they are going to play some check matches and take part in each tournaments.