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With the second win Sweden join Island in the Main Round

With 34:30 victory over Poland Sweden goes to the Main Round. Everything was settled even before the game between Sweden and Poland began. Sweden were second in the Group D, and Poland didn’t have any points. They needed a miracle to qualify into the main round: 19 point advantage over Sweden. …

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Iceland wins in a rough match against Slovenia

First match of the third round of M18 European Handball Championship played in Varaždin Arena was filled with excitement and rough play. Iceland quickly took the lead and with time got too far away for Slovenia to catch them. First half of Slovenia Iceland match ended with overwhelming 14 to …

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Island take two new points in the Group D

Island were dominant in the second part of the match and won against Sweden. The first halftime was more or less evened out. It was hard and tense game. Both national teams were striving to win additional two points. There was no room for mistakes. Sweden had one-point lead till …

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With 10 point difference Slovenia won against Poland in the Group D

We don’t know what Janez Klemenčić said to his team after hard defeat against Sweden (29:19), but it worked! Both teams have lost on the first day of M18 EHF EURO, but Slovenians were hit very hard, and they had to pick themselves up. After 60 minutes the desired win …

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Iceland beats Poland in their first match in the Group D

Amazing Dagur Gautason and Viktor Gisli Hallgrimsson lead the winning squad. After seven minutes Iceland gained the lead (2:1) and kept it until the end of the first half. Led by winger Dagur Gautason, who scored 5 points in first 30 minutes, they even had a four-point advantage (8:4). But Poland was right …

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Easy win for Sweden

Two points are in the pocket! Sweden opened this European Championship with an easy win against Slovenia. From the very beginning, the Swedish team had the advantage. First five-point lead at the 5th minute of the game (2:7), 6 point advantage after the first 19 minutes (7:13). After the first halftime, Sweden …

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Meet the teams: Group D – Sweden

Sweden has played two tournaments; EOC during Partille cup 2017 which they finished as an undefeated team, and Scand Iberico in Norway 2017 with a new team who clashed with Spain, Portugal, and Norway. They took points against Portugal and Norway but lost to Spain. Sweden will put their faith …

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Meet the teams: Group D – Slovenia

Slovenia’s side took three medals at tournaments in the last two years – silver at EYOF (2017) and two bronzes at this year’s tournaments in Hungary and Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Every championship is a challenge and we always set our goals high. This is the only way of being successful. …

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Meet the teams: Group D – Poland

Sixteen players are about to represent Poland at the European Championships. They were chosen from the quantity of over 50 players born in the year of 2000 and 2001 and marked as exceptional in their club teams as well as handball schools. They build the team basis on the system …

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Meet the teams: Group D – Iceland

After two months of preparation, there is a lot of excitement among the players and staff for the European Championships in Croatia. The team has had its ups and downs in recent tournaments but now with all the strongest players ready to play everyone is looking forward to the competition. …

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