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The second team in the Main Round is also Hungarian

The second team in the Main Round is also Hungarian

Photo: Márta Kállai

In the first match of the day FTC Rail Cargo-HUngaria met today Savehof in Göteborg, Partille.

Hungarians were the leaders of the group before this match, and if could collect two points in Savehof”s home that would mean that they are qualified to the Main Round. But FTC missed the seriously injured   Szandra Zácsik, which could mean a real problem for the white-greens.

In the first part the two teams had a very close fight, a balanced game, where Swedish team had the taste of victory , leading Ferencváros from the 8.minute by 5-4, 9-7,12-9, 14-13. Zita Szucsánszki has showed to be a real leader of her team, netting eight times against Swedish goalkeeper, Filippa Idéhn, this having a brilliant performance in the goal( saving percentage around 50%). Half time: 15-13.

The second half has brought the same tight game, but this time Zsuzsana Tomori was the leader of guests, scoring 8 times in this half , doing a togh work in defence and giving brilliant assists to her team mates. Swedish Ida Odéhn had a great performance as well, but this was not enough to win FTC. Hungarians turned the game ten minutes before the end, 27-28, and from that point nobody could take their victory. Final score:32-34.

FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria is the second (Hungarian) team qualified after four rounds in groupe stagees to the Main Round of CL.

Topscorers: Ida Odéhn( IK Savehof) 7 goals and Zita Szucsánszki (FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria) 12 goals

Result: IK Savehof-FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria 32-34 (15-13)

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