Herning- Group A starts with a Balcanic encounter

Herning- Group A starts with a Balcanic encounter

Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning

Group A

Montenegro, Serbia, Hungary, Denmark, Tunisia, Japan

Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

The group of the hosts will be throw off with a Balcanic encounter, where the team of Dragan Adzic will face a weakened, but very motivated Serbian team.

Montenegro has a new goalkeeper in Bosnian born, Norwegian Alma Hasanic, who decided to join the Montenegrin squad after she had no chances to stick with the Norwegian squad inthe past years. Hasanic lives and plays in Norway, Larvik HK is her club.

Dragan Adzic has to set up a team without playmaker Andjela Bulatovic, struggeling with a shoulder injury and rightwinger Radmila Petrovic, being ill.

Key players could be Katarina Bulatovic, Milena Knezevic, Jovanka Radicevic or Majda Mehmedovic.

Serbian team lost four huge profiles, is wellknown in the handball world that Damnjanovic, Lekic, Cvijic and Tomasevic has a co

photo: győriaudietokc

photo: győriaudietokc

nflict with the headcoach Boskovic, therefore they won’t play for the national team until the mentioned coach is in his position.

Keyplayers could be Jovana Risovic, Katarina Krpez Slezak, Biljana Bandelier or Kristina Liscevic.

In the second match Tunisia will face a renewed Hungarian team, 6th place last year at European Championships, where some important players returned to the court after maternity leave.

Hungary has a squad with Anita Görbicz, Szandra Szöllösi-Zácsik and Klára Szekeres, defense specialist from FTC, who already has a bronze medal from EURO 2012.

Key players could be above the already mentioned players Zsuzsanna Tomori, Zita Szucsánszki, Anikó Kovacsics, Éva Kiss or Kriszrina Triscsuk.

Tunisia will miss an important player, lineplayer Asma Elghaoui (Siófok) is injured, but key players could help them a lot, like Mouna Chebbah, veteran Raja Toumi or Inez Khoulidi.

Last match of the group will be played of hosts, Denmark facing the Asian-style Japan, with quick players, an offensive tyoe of defense and a new goalkeeper, Japanese-Norwegian (earlier member of the national team of Norway), Sakura Hauge.

Denmark coming to this WCH with a new coaching team, new conception of the game and a squad with some new faces and with some players missing due to injuries.

Lærke Møller and Susan Thorsgaard are out with injuries, meanwhile Camilla Dalby is not in the squad, but veteran Rikke Skov is back to the NT, doing well.

Interesting encounters are waiting, feel free to get news and informations about them here on timeoutmag.com.

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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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