The match that were waited to be a balkan battle with many tough duels and a fight until the end become more a walk over to Croatia.
FYR Macedonia were not able to give the croatian a real fight and seemed tired and helpless.
FYR Macedonia vs Croatia
Results: 24- 34 (13 – 17)
Topscorers: Dejan Manaskov (MKD) 7 goals and Ivan Sliskovic (CRO) 6 goals
FYR Macedonia plays next match Monday 18:15 hrs against Norway
Croatia plays next match Saturday 18:15 hrs against France