World Championship 2015 Denmark

Kolding: Argentina surprised Brasil, Germany smashed Korea

Luciana Mendoza, Argentina photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud
Kolding: Argentina surprised Brasil, Germany smashed Korea
Ibolya Szekeres

Kolding, Sydbank Arena

Argentina-Brazil 19 – 23 (8 – 11)

Topscorers: Manuela Pizzo (ARG) 6 goals and Deonise Fachinello (BRA) 7  goals

Argentina caused trouble to the reigning World Champions, and the match looked even in a longer period of the first half, and Argentina wa sin lead also.

Morten Soubak needed Fachinello to step up a level and decide the match to be able to collect the two points.

Tomorrow Brazil will meet France, the final of this group for sure.

 

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

France-DR Congo 29 – 16 (14 – 10)

Topscorers: Alexandra Lacrabére(FRA)  8 goals and Christiane Mwasesa(COD) 7  goals

Congo manage to play a close match against strong France, big respect for the African team. Mwasesa had a fantastic second half, she has been chosen for the player of the match.

France managed to improve their play in the second half in both ends of the court.

 

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

Germany-South Korea 39 – 28 (14 – 15)

Topscorers: Xenia Smits and Franziska Müller (GER)6  goals each and  Yura Jung and Han Na Gwon(KOR) 6 goals each

Germany and South Korea played a balanced match, with some ups and downs. Until 6-6 the reult was close, than Asians took the lead by 2-3 goals, but in the last minutes of the half, Germany fought back, 14-15.

The second half was as surprising as possible, Germans just ran from Korea and won at a difference of 11 goals.

Susan Müller and Lone Fischer were efficient in offense and Katja Kramarczyk had a good goalkeeper – performace.

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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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