Herning, Jyske Bank Boxen
Tunisia – Denmark 20 – 32 (10 – 16)
Topscorers: Kristina Kristiansen, Stine Jørgensen, Ann Grete Nørgaard(DEN) 6 goals each and Mouna Chebbah and Mouna Jlezi (TUN)5 goals each
Best player of the match: Stine Jørgensen (DEN)
Denmark played a fluent play against Tunisia in front of a fully crowded Jyske Bank Boxen. It was a party for the audience, the players seemed to have fun and won clearly the match.
Kritiansen, S.Jørgensen and Nørgaard had a great match, scoring six goals and Toft great performance in the goal.
Sanaa Mohamed Riadh(TUN)- headcoach
“We played much better than last time in Spain against them. Today we wanted to take revenge. First half was really good, scored goals, and in the second half we had trouble with Danish.defense to overcome it. We didn’t find the solutions in attack in the second half.
Today we were not afraid, every players had emotions before the first match.
It was an amazing the atmosphere in the hall and the audience impressed me, I like the Danish handball a lot and wish good luck in further matches.”
Klavs Bruun Jörgensen(DEN) -headcoach:
” We were favourites, sometimes it is tough to start a game in this way, in front of ten thousand people.
In the beginning we had problems to get into the game, Tunisian goalkeeper made the day difficult to us. But we managed to win, this is the most important
Rikke Skov (DEN), leftback:
” We need this match and the victory was usefull for our team, we need to score many goals, and get a such big difference win.
Every player of the team did a great job on the court, and we also learned that we have to prepare against unknown goalkeepers, because can cause us problems.”