Ole Rahmel to THW Kiel
Written by: Rasmus Boysen
The German right wing Ole Rahmel replaces Christian Sprenger in THW Kiel after this season.
Press release from THW Kiel:
Also in the coming season the THW Kiel will be on the right wing position on goal hunt with a German-Swedish duo: The German national player Ole Rahmel will change from HC Erlangen to Kiel in the summer. The 27-year-old left-hander signed a two-year contract with the handball champion until June 30, 2019 and will share the position with the Swedish national team player Niclas Ekberg.
"It is a sign of the great quality that we currently have in German handball that six German national players will be in our squad in the coming season," says THW's managing director Thorsten Storm. "Ole is a very strong defenser and dangerous in the offense, who as an athlete and as a type will fit well into our team and Kiel. "
Ole Rahmel, who currently has scored 123 goals and is in fifth place in the scoring list of the DKB Handball Bundesliga, is looking forward to his time in Kiel: "I now have the opportunity to play internationally with one of the biggest clubs in the world. That is a good chance for every handball player, whom I look forward with great respect, but also a great deal of anticipation. "
TO THE PERSON: OLE RAHMEL
Born in Achim on 19 November 1989, he made his first steps as a handballer at the TuS Norderney. He went to the VfL Gummersbach via the OHV Aurich in 2005, where the 1.90-meter-long left-hander celebrated his Bundesliga debut after several assignments in the youth teams. With the VfL, he won the EHF Cup in 2009 and in 2010 and 2011 the Cupwinners Cup. From 2011 to 2013 Ole Rahmel played at the TuSEM Essen, which he threw in his first season as topscorer king of the 2nd Bundesliga. In 2013 followed the change to HC Erlangen, with which Rahmel directly promoted into the DKB handball Bundesliga and with which he developed to a national player: Rahmel debuted on 26 April 2015 in the DHB-jersey.