Kasper Hvidt as Wilbek's successor?
Written by: Rasmus Boysen
The 40-year-old Danish goalkeeper of KIF Kolding-København, Kasper Hvidt, has according to Ekstra Bladet shown interested in the job as sports manager of the Danish Handball Federation, DHF.
The Danish Handball Federation, DHF, has not found a successor of Ulrik Wilbek as sports manager of the federation yet.
In early September the Danish goalkeeper Kasper Hvidt stated the following to the Danish newspaper Jydske Vestkysten:
"I feel I have some qualities that can be useful, but it depends on how the job is. If it contains some of the things I'm good at, it could be interesting."
The vice-president, elite boss - and the present part-time acting sports manager - Carsten Grønmann has this Monday with the Secretary General Morten Stig Christensen handed in and passed the 'profile', which a future sports manager must match and operate in, to the Board of the Danish Handball Federation, DHF. Carsten Grønnman has no comments to wether or not Kasper Hvidt is a candidate for the job:
"I know that Kasper Hvidt has expressed his interest and I know him for many years in FIF and a period in my old club Ajax, so of course ... But I will not comment on whether he is a candidate or not," the vice-president of DHF states to Ekstra Bladet.
According to the Danish newspapers Ekstra Bladet's informations, has the former Danish national player Kasper Hvidt probing the terrain of the job. He has a contract that expires after this season, and it is possible that the experienced goalkeeper decides to retire from handball. Kasper Hvidt, one of the best Danish goalkeepers of all tiem, has no comments to Ekstra Bladet's informations.
Name: Kasper Hvidt
Date of birth: 06.02.1976
Height: 192 cm
Weight: 97 kg
BK Ydun, Denmark
1996-97: Ajax København, Denmark
1997-98: Frigorificos del Morrazo Cangas, Spain
1998-2000: TBV Lemgo, Germany
2000-2004: Ademar Léon, Spain
2004-2007: Portland San Antonio, Spain
2007-2009: FC Barcelona, Spain
2009-2010: FCK Håndbold, Denmark
2010-2012: AG København, Denmark
2012- KIF Kolding-København, Denmark