For this, the hosts needed a victory against the strong Europeans and Oman started well being ahead by a few points, but Ukraine showed a great form and will to win this encounter and make it to the Main Round.
With the time running, Ukraine leveled again and again and with a last seconds time out, the east europeans netted and won the first period leaving the hosts in shock.
In the second period the away side dominated again, but Oman pushed by their numerous vociferous spectators in the stands first leveled and then turned the result winning the period.
The shoot-out was a real thriller for the fans in front of television and the supporters in the Main Court.
Oman were ahead, but the hosts missed twice and so Ukraine won the shoot-out and earned a Main Round berth.
Ukraine – Oman 2:1 (14:13) (18:20) (7:6)