World Championship 2015 Denmark

Herning: Serbia gave Japan a headache

Herning: Serbia gave Japan a headache

Herning, Jyske Ban Boxen

Serbia –  Japan 27 – 22 (13 – 12)

Topscorers:  Katarina Krpez-Slezak (SRB) 6  goals and Mayuko Isitate and Yui Sunami(JPN)  5 goals each goals

Serbia and Japan plays a match to decide which team will qualify to the eight-finals after the  Group stage.Serbia got a point against Montenegro, and was defeated by Hungary and Denmark. Japan beat Tunisia, and loss the matches against Montenegro and Denmark.

Mayuko Ishitate, Japan

Mayuko Ishitate, Japan

The match is balanced and even during the first half, the two teams are motivated to get the victory, excitement is waiting.

Halftime result: 13 – 12.

In the second half the match continued with a close result, but the crucial moment was when Serbian goalkeeper, Jovana Risovic managed to save balls against Japan, than Serbia took the lead and increased the gap 25-20, six minutes before the end.

This comfortable advantage was enough for Serbia to calm down and win the match, taking an important step to the eightfinals.

Final result: 27 – 22

Best player of the match: Yuko Isitate (JPN)

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World Championship 2015 Denmark

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