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Norway beat Portugal in a tense finish

Portugal and Norway played the second match in the Group 1 of the Intermediate Round in Koprivnica. Portugal’s Carlos Oliviera and Norway’s Andre Kristensen had their first saves at the beginning of the match. The first scorer was Henning Knutsen for Norway from the seven-meter line. After Kristensen’s saved penalty, …

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Tight win for Russia in the Intermediate round II 

Poland lost in the last 10 minutes of the game. Unfortunately for Poland handball game last 60 minutes, and not 50. Russia made a fantastic comeback and won an additional two points. The final result was 27:26 for Russia. Throughout the whole Championship, it was evident that Russia was a slowest national team, so …

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Israel wins against Romania

The first match of the day in Koprivnica saw a clash between Israel and Romania. Israel’s Yonatan Dayan scored the first goal in the match but Andre Mitu brought the first tie in the game scoring from Romania’s first attack. After five minutes of goals on both sides, Kesem Amiel …

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Russia kicked Hungary out of the Main Round

Before the last match of the Group C began we know that Hungary need to win to earn their ticket for the Main Round. If they lose, Spain is going to join Germany in the next round. Russia had two matches behind them and no points. They wanted to finish …

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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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Germany win against Spain in a tight race

Third match of the day in Varaždin Arena was played between Germany and Spain. In the first half of the match Germany took the lead but Spain followed almost goal by goal. The game was very close in score but Germany took the points in this first match of the …

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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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Norway better than Romania in the final round of Group B

The last match in Group B in Koprivnica was between Norway and Romania. Romania’s Daniel Pop was precise from the seven-meter line for the first goal in the game. Because of fast actions on both sides, by the end of the third minute, the result was 2:3 and Romania was in …

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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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