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Croatia unbeatable in Group A

In the last match of the day three in Koprivnica  beat After Croatia’s Stipe Purić’s save, Gianfranco Pribetić scored the first goal in the game. A strong start and built up actions alongside goalkeepers’ saves resulted with a few goals in the first 10 minutes (3:1). Croatia kept dominating and …

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Portugal’s first win at M18 EHF EURO 2018

Group A’s first match of the final round in Koprivnica saw Portugal and Israel fighting for a place in the Main Round. Portugal’s Goncalo Nogueira was the first scorer in the game, bringing Portugal up by one. In the first minutes, Israel’s actions didn’t result in scores, but Tsur Gertner’s saves left …

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Croatia wins in a dramatic match against Israel

M18 EHF EURO 2018 hosts Croatia took a win against Israel in the Group A’s second match and the last game of the day in Koprivnica. Just like in Israel’s first game, Amir Shneider scored the first goal and Yoav Lumbroso quickly added a new one for 2-0 lead. For Croatian side, …

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Serbia’s first win at M18 EHF EURO 2018

The first clash of Group A’s second round was between Portugal and Serbia. The first minute was already packed with action; Salvador Salvador stole the ball and found Filipe Morais, but Serbia’s goalkeeper Nikola Ćirović had his first save. Goncalo Nogueira was the first scorer in the match and brought Portugal lead. …

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First win for Croatia at M18 EHF EURO 2018

In the last match of the day and Group A, Croatia beat Portugal. Ivan Filipović and Mateo Maraš, who scored seven goals in the first half, opened the game scoring four goals for Croatia, while Portugal’s Nuno Martins added one for his team (4:1). M18 EHF EURO 2018 hosts had …

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Serbia and Israel tie in the first match of Group A

In the first match of Group A, Serbia and Isreal shared points. Amir Shneider opened the match with a goal for Israel in their first action but Serbia’s Ivan Horvat used the first opportunity to tie. Israel started very strong, creating many opportunities thanks to fast reactions and deep defence which …

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Meet the teams: Group A – Croatia

Croatian side is coming back to Koprivnica, where they finished second at the 13th edition of the M18 EURO. In the group phase, they will play against Portugal, Israel and Serbia. Croatian team had three preparation cycles and feel ready to take a chance on winning a medal. Head coach …

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Meet the teams: Group A – Israel

Israel’s national youth team is completing preparations for the European Championship in Croatia. Here are a few details you should know about the blue-and-white team that will play in group A, along with the host team of Croatia, Serbia and Portugal. Israel’s youth team won the prestigious championship thanks to …

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Meet the teams: Group A – Portugal

A Portuguese U18 squad are a hard-working group and very ambitious, they have high expectations about this European Championship because it will the first time they have reached the final stage, they are hoping to gain experience through this participation. They have taken part in international tournaments, in Portugal, the …

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Meet the teams: Group A – Serbia

Serbian’s generation 2000 had no any official tournament participation before Croatia 2018 and their three key players will be Jovica Nikolic (right back), Uros Kojadinovic and Ivan Micic (line player). Head coach Saša Radosavljević has high expectations: “We expect to qualify for the Main Round. Players working hard last few …

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