World Championship 2015 Denmark

Fredrikshavn: Important Russian victory against Spain

Fredrikshavn: Important Russian victory against Spain
Ibolya Szekeres

Fredrikshavn, Arena Nord

Group D

Romania – Kazakhstan 36-20 (18-12)

Topscorers: Oana Manea and Adriana Nechita (ROU) 6 goals each  and Irina Alexandrova (KAZ) 7 goals

It was not expected that Kazakhstan will take points against Romania and the prediction  was not wrong, as Romania decided the match already in the first half by many scorings , fastbreaks and good defense,

Russia –  Spain 28 – 26 (16 – 14)

Topscorers: Irina Bliznova 7 goals and Anna Vyakhireva 6 goals (RUS) and Carmen Martín(ESP) 6 goals and Nerea Pena(ESP) 5 goals

Superb match between two strong, solid teams, when the destiny of the two points were decided in the last ten minutes. Close, balanced game, but Russians managed to break away and get the victory.

This group is quiet balanced, Russia, Romania, Spain and Norway could end up in every of the first four places of the group.

Puerto Rico –  Norway 13 – 39 (6 – 17)

Topscorers:  J.Maldonado (PUR) 4 goals and Linn J.Sulland (NOR) 7 goals and Sanna Solberg (NOR) 6 goals

Player of the match: Linn J.Sulland (NOR)

It was a simple match for Norway, defeated Puerto Rico at a bige difference, no surprises there.

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World Championship 2015 Denmark
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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