KIF Kolding is a handball club based in Kolding, Denmark who competes in the Danish Handball League. KIF Kolding has won the Danish Handball Championship a record 14 times.

KIF Kolding
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Full nameKolding Idrætsforening Håndbold
Founded14 March 1941; 81 years ago (1941-03-14)
ArenaSydbank Arena
Capacity5,100
PresidentChristian Phillip
Head coachKristian Kristensen
LeagueDanish Handball League
2021–22Håndboldligaen, 12th of 15
Website
Official site

HistoryEdit

KIF KoldingEdit

KIF Kolding won its first Danish Handball Championship in 1987. From 1987 to 2009 KIF won the Danish Handball Championship 12 times. In the summer of 2011 the women team of the club became an independent club called Vejen EH.

KIF Kolding KøbenhavnEdit

KIF Kolding København was formed in August 2012 after AG København went bankrupt. Some of the players from AG København joined the players from KIF and some of AGK's sponsors also joined KIF under the new name. KIF Kolding København played some home games in Kolding and some in Brøndby. KIF won the Danish Handball Championship 2 times under the name KIF Kolding København.

KIF KoldingEdit

On 31 March 2018 KIF announced in a press release, that the club will drop the Copenhagen part of the club and will again be known as KIF Kolding. A new board was established and long time director Jens Boessen stepped down. 9 million DKK was invested into the club and old creditors written off debt of 11 million DKK.[1]

HonoursEdit

Winners (4): 1989–90, 1993–94, 2001–02, 2004–05

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2022-23 season

Out on loanEdit

TransfersEdit

Transfers for the 2023-24 season

StaffEdit

Pos. Name
Head Coach   Kristian Kristensen
Assistant Coach   Anders Eggert
Goalkeeper Coach   Anders Petersen
Team Leader   Anders Skøtt Bruun
Physiotherapist   Morten U. Olesen

Notable former playersEdit

Men

Notable former coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roth, Christopher (31 May 2018). "KIF bekræfter nyt navn, millionindsprøjtning og farvel til Jens Boesen" (in Danish). TV 2 Sport. Retrieved 31 May 2018.

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