France won the first “final” at the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt, after winning 28-24 against Norway, in a Group E match. The score of the second day was achieved by Slovenia, which crossed the threshold of 50 goals against the South Korean national team (score 51-29), in Group H.
France won the first “final” at the 2021 Men’s World Handball Championship
Guillaume Gille made his superlative debut in a final tournament, as coach of France, managing to lead his team to an extremely valuable success in the match with Norway, which can be equivalent to a qualification in the quarterfinals. final, given the aisle in front.
The so-called “Experts” started the game very well, score 4-1, with four goals scored by Kentin Mahé. However, the man of the match would be the goalkeeper Wesley Pardin, who had an exceptional evolution (18 parades – 45%). With its parades, France managed to gain permanent control. Norway equalized several times, but never managed to get ahead.
France emerged victorious between the 50th and 54th minutes, when they scored four goals in a row, from 22-20 to 26-20. In the end it prevailed with 28-24, probably a sufficient result to win Group E. Also in this group, Switzerland defeated Austria with 28-25, even if he received the invitation to participate in the World Championship less than 48 hours before the start.
Portugal won the second most balanced game of the day, the dispute with Iceland (25-23). Without Aron Palmarsson, injured, and Valur Sigurdsson, retired, the Icelanders do not seem to have the strength of yesteryear and were led almost the entire match by a representative of Portugal that continues to grow. Miguel Martins – 6 goals and Pedro Portela – 5 goals were the main scorers of the winners. A much more intense match in Group F was the one between Algeria and Morocco (24-23). At the break, the Moroccans led with 7 goals (15-8), but the Algerians came back and took the lead in the last minute of the game.
In Group G, after the Egypt – Chile game (39-29) played yesterday, Sweden prevailed even more clearly in front of Northern Macedonia (32-20), the second guest representative on the last hundred meters.
The score of the day was set by Slovenia, who defeated South Korea 51-29! A score also made possible by the fact that the Asians sent a U23 national team to Egypt. In the other group game, Belarus and the Russian Federation Team ended in a draw, score 32-32, with another goalkeeper in the position of “hero”. Ivan Moroz saved a point for Belarus after defending Danil Shiskharev’s last throw.
- Qatar – Angola, time 16:30, group C
- Argentina – DR Congo, 19:00, group D
- Croatia – Japan, 19:00, group C.
- Germany – Uruguay, 19:00, group A.
- Spain – Brazil, 19:00, group B.
- Denmark – Bahrain, 9:30 p.m., Group D
- Tunisia – Poland, time 21:30, group B.
- Hungary – Cape Verde, 21:30, group A.
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