World Championship 2013 Serbia

Group D: Tunisian victory, Germany defeats Hungary

Group D: Tunisian victory, Germany defeats Hungary
Ibolya Szekeres
Photo: Márta Kállai

Photo: Márta Kállai

Novi Sad, Arena Spens

Group D

Tunisia –  Australia 24 – 15 ( 12 – 8)

Topscorers: Maroua Dhaouadi (TUN) 6 goals and  Sally Potocki (AUS) 7 goals

 

Hungary –  Germany (16 – 14)

Topscorers:  (HUN) goals and (GER) goals

Hungary arrived o this match after a defeat against Romania yesterday, but the team lead by Anita G0rbicz showed ambition, ability and Görbicz, with eight goals  and Hungarians won the first half.

Germany had some problems with Hungarian offensive combinations and they could not stop their fast counter attacks either. The best scorer in the German team was Susan Müller, with her five goals.

Half time: 16 – 14.

photo: timeoutmag.com

photo: timeoutmag.com

The second part has brought a better German  defense, and some Hungarian mistakes, Germans got the draw , 16 – 16, but Hungary took the lead again 20-18. the game was exciting and balanced, even if Hungary was sin lead the tension was at its edge, and thousand of Hungarians  were supported again their team.

The teams were following each other tightly, Soós scored, than Althaus got a goal, Woltering saved some shoots, but Herr also had some savings in the Hungarian goal.

At 20-20, Müller netted for the Germans, for a draw, then Szamoránsky fought for a penalty, then Görbicz scored her tenth goal. Althaus scored fro 22-22.

After Nadgornaja hit Görbicz on her face, she was out for two minutes, but Hungarians could not manage to score, but germans didi it through Müller, 22 23 (minute 48).

János Hajdu has called his first time-out in this match,  Hungarian were struggeling to get the draw, finally Görbicz scored, than Kovacsiz took the lead by a fast counter attack, 24 – 23.

The referees didn’t let to Hungary to score, but they managed anyway, 25-25.  Angie Geschke scored for new German lead, 25 – 26,  Görbicz equalised by 26-26,  Susan Müller scored her goal number thirteen, 26-27. Last seconds, Görbicz missed a penalty and Germany defeated Hungary by one goal.

 

Final result: 26 – 27

Best player of the match: Anita Görbicz (HUN)

 

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World Championship 2013 Serbia
Ibolya Szekeres

Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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