Olsson stays in Skjern
Written by: Rasmus Boysen
The Swedish left back of Skjern Håndbold, Markus Olsson, has extended his contract with 1 year to the summer of 2018.
Press release from Skjern Håndbold:
Swedish goal machine remains in West Jutland
26-year-old Markus Olsson has extended the contract with Skjern.
The Swedish puff of the Skjern camp continues at least one season more.
Previous season's Champions League top scorer for Skjern, Markus Olsson, has extended the contract with the West Jutland club, so the agreement is now valid until 30 June 2018.
"I have become a significantly better handball player since I moved Skjern and I wish to continues my development. Right now Skjern is the best place for me," says Markus Olsson.
With 47 goals in the Champions League as well as 104 clean goals in the 888ligaen the 26-year-old Swede showed already his great potential in his first season at the club.
Therefore, there has been competition for the explosive back's signature, but the postcode is still 6900 after the summer. For two reasons, according to the protagonist himself.
"Sporty I get challenged - both in training and in matches. I am surrounded by a professional environment that pushes me in the right direction every single day. At the same time I fell into place off the court. I am quite sincerely to exercise every day, and the feeling is important to me," says the back court player.
Three players have in three weeks extended the contract with Skjern Håndbold - to the great satisfaction of the Chairman in Skjern, Carsten Thygesen.
"With the extensions of Bjarke Christensen, Søren Pedersen and now Markus Olsson we maintain continuity in the squad, which we consider crucial in the hunt for medals," says Carsten Thygesen.