The former national team captain Uwe Gensheimer will no longer return to the field in this handball season. The left outside from the Bundesligaes Rhein-Neckar Löwen must be operated on the charged Achilles tendon, which is probably four to six months.
“The injury has become worse,” said coach Ljubomir Vranjes on Tuesday at Sky. “He had too many pain, the solution is an operation. It is probably better for the future if he does that now.”
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For the ambitious lions, anyway only table-fever, this is a tremendous weakening. “Uwe is a world class player. Young players can take over, but not at this level,” said Vranjes. Gensheimer (35) had to engage in this season due to injury and a disease already some forced pauses, the captain was therefore only on eleven league missions.