Sport/ Culture in Brief
THE HIP Copenhagen nightclub Sport Club raised a few eyebrows over the Easter break by ‘crucifying’ a dwarf behind the DJ table as part of its Easter celebration. The owner of the club, Simon Lennert, argued that the mock crucifixion of the dwarf was just a fun way to celebrate Easter.
Mourning a class act
KLAUS Rifbjerg, the popular author of the 1958 classroom favourite ‘Den kroniske uskyld’, has died aged 83 after a long period of illness. Rifbjerg was one of Denmark’s most prolific authors, publishing over 120 works, ranging from articles, children’s books and poetry to manuscripts for film and theatre.
Fischer on the cusp
HE’S BEEN out with injury for almost a year, but things are beginning to look brighter for Ajax’s Danish young gun Viktor Fischer. The 20-year old forward has already played a few games for Ajax’s reserve team, and coach Frank De Boer is now predicting that he could return to the first team later this month.
Agger incident reviewed
THE DANISH football disciplinary committee has decided to look into last weekend’s New Firm incident involving Daniel Agger and Mathias ‘Zanka’
Jørgensen. During Brøndby and FC Copenhagen’s 0-0 match, Agger allegedly elbowed ‘Zanka’ in the face on purpose. A ruling is expected.
AaB want Lars
AAB AALBORG has named Lars Søndergaard as Kent Nielsen’s replacement once he leaves for Odense this summer. Søndergaard, who has been the coach of SønderjyskE since 2011, was AaB’s assistant coach until 2000, when he left Denmark to coach a number of clubs in Austria, including Austria Salzburg and Austria Wien.