Möbelringen-Cup, Norway, Drammen
Norway – South-Korea 26 – 21 (12-12)
Topscorers: Heidi Löke (NOR)6 goals and Han na Gwon (KOR) 4 goals
Best players of the match: Heidi Löke (NOR ) and Han na Gown (KOR)
Starting team: Ida Alstad, Isabel Blanco, Linn J. Sulland, Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth-Koren, Stine Bredal Oftedal, Katrine Lunde, Sanna Solberg
First half started with a bunch of Norwegian mistakes and South Korea took the lead at 3-5, 4-7, 6-10, everything went wrong for the Norwegian team in this period of twenty minutes.
Than Thorir Hergeirsson made some changes, Heidi Löke, Nora Mörk and Camilla Herrem took the positions and Norway turned over the result, 12-11. South Korea showed a good working 3-2-1 defense formation, causing a lot of problems for Norwegian offensive play. Half time: 12-12.
Second part has brought Norwegian lead by Nora Mörk and Heidi Löke, 14-12. Evolution of the score: 15-14, 16-14, 16-15, 16-16 (40 .min).
Asian team managed to get the lead again after eleven minutes in the second half, but Heidi Löke has scored twice and Norway had the lead once again at 18-17. But Koreeans don’t gave up and made a comeback, 19-20, with the substantial help of goalkeeper Mira Park.
Silje Solberg came into the Norwegian goal instead of Katrine Lunde saving two consecutive seven meter throws,than Heidi Löke and Tonje Nöstvold has scored for Norway, whichhad the lead : 24-20.
South Korea was not able to add the little extra at the end of the match and in the dying minutes Norway increased the lead to 26-20. Final result: 26-21.