Cupwinners Cup, first leg
Fleury Loiret Handball – FC Midtjylland 23 – 22 (11 – 11)
Fleury Loiret Handball:
Zoqby de Paula, Callabé – Cabral 6, Mangue 1, Fernandez 3, Niombla 2, Kamdop 6, Houette 2, Tounkara 3, Agathe, Bruneau, Ngo Leyi, Grimaud, Manga
Englert, Andersen- Groot 8, Pedersen, Thorsgaard 2, Woller 1, Augustesen, Östergaard 2, S.Jakobsen 1, S. Jörgensen 5, L. Jörgensen 3, Mejlvang, Rasmussen, A. Jakobsen
After a balanced first half, where the two sides ended up on 11-11 after big fight.
In the second half hosts from Fleury initiated better attacking moves and with a good goalkeeper peformance from de Paula, they managed to score for a three goals lead, 18-15 in 45.minute.
Cabral, Kamdop, Fernandez and Mangue made their job well, Danish side had good performances by Nycke Groot, Stine Jörgensen and Susan Thorsgaard.
Fleury had an advantege of two goals three seconds before the final whistle (23-21), but Stine Jörgensen nailed the ball into the right upper corner of Fleurys goal from freethrow.
Final result: 23-22.