Montenegro takes victory against Japan

Montenegro takes victory against Japan
Ibolya Szekeres

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

Herning, Jyske Bank Boxen

Group A

Japan –  Montenegro 23 – 29  (15 – 17)

Topscorers: Sunami Yui(JPN) 9 goals and Jovanka Radicevic (MNE) 10 goals

Japan has surprised the Montenegrins with their characteristic quick play in attack and offensive defense, leading against Adzic’s team for twenty minutes, when they managed to get it even at 9-9. Sakura Kametani had some great saves in Japanese goal, Susan Lazovic got injured in the last five minutes, the first half ended 15 – 17.

The second half  started with an increased Montenegrin lead 15-19, but after a Japanese TO Japan managed to reduce the gap  19-20.But Balcanic team just was the better  team in this encounter and won the match.

Best player of the match: Sunami Yua (JPN)

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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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