As expected the match between FYR Macedonia and Belarus didn’t give us the spectacular handball, but more the view of two team that more or less wanted to travel home.
First half delivered nothing more than exchanging of goals in each end. Belarus were remarkingly affected of the abscence of their profile Siarhei Rutenka.
Second half the Belarusian team come with more speed and got a solid lead that secured them a one goal victory in the last end.
FYR Macedonia vs Belarus
Result: 29 – 30 (13 – 14)
Topscorers: Kiril Lazarov (MKD) 10 goals and Barys Pukhouski (BLR) 11 goals
Player of the match: Barys Pukhouski