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Handball: Nikola Karabatic at PSG until 2024


The 38-year-old center half extended his lease with the capital club for a year on Friday. This accredits its desire to be present at

He was only waiting for this signature at the bottom of the sheet.

This Friday, Nikola Karabatic, the star of French handball, initialed a new version of his contract which has linked him since 2015 with PSG, the club with which he has notably won the last seven French championships.

After the extension of Raul Gonzalez on the bench the day before, the club of the capital therefore plays the card of continuity.


– PSG Handball (@psghand) February 3, 2023

“My desire, like that of the club, has always been to extend this common history that began in 2015, says the man with 346 selections for the France team (1,274 goals).

Over the years, we have shown that Paris Saint-Germain is one of the benchmarks in world handball.

I am very happy to have the opportunity to evolve within this team until 2024. I will continue to give the maximum for my teammates and for the supporters.

We still have beautiful pages to write together.


Unhappy finalist with the Blues of the last world championship against Denmark, the eldest of the two PSG brothers therefore still has a few beautiful pages to write in the great book of his legend, before hanging up the jersey.

The capital club, which is playing a quarter-final of the Coupe de France this Saturday in Chartres, is still in the running for the league and the Champions League, the only trophy missing from its list and which its star player has already won. three times (two with Montpellier, one with Kiel).

Paris 2024 objective

"Paris Saint-Germain is proud to sign the best athletes in all our disciplines," added Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, President of Paris Saint-Germain, in the same press release.

Nikola Karabatic's extension is proof of that, and it's great news for Paris Saint-Germain Handball.

Nikola is a true icon of world handball, having marked this sport beyond borders and generations with passion and professionalism.

I am very proud that he is playing a ninth season in the Rouge et Bleu jersey, as we continue to build the first multi-sport club in the world.


This extension obviously goes in the direction of a possible participation of the triple Olympic champion in the Games of 2024, which will take place in Paris.

“I don't have a magic ball, he told us a few days ago after the World Cup.

I already hope to play handball next year.

I will focus on that first and I will take stock at the end of the season of my physical condition and my ability to play with the blue jersey because there is nothing for granted.


Source: leparis

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