Euro 2016

Difficult win for Denmark against Montenegro

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud
Difficult win for Denmark against Montenegro
Ibolya Szekeres

Group C had as first surprise when Czech Republic defeated  Hungary in the opening game, then Denmark met Montenegro and played a close, tough game, when Montenegro had the chance to win point(s).

Denmark has a renewed squad, without Poulsen, Burgaard, L.Jörgensen, Nörgaard, but Adzic had also arrived with a  rejuveneated team, without big guns like the two Bulatovic, Jovanovic, Radicevic or Barjaktarovic.

The match seemed to be a clear win for Danes as in the first half they managed to take the lead after the first quarter with more goals, 5 -10,  7-11 after twenty minutes played, winning the first half 11-14. Majda Mehmedovis and Milena Raicevic was the leaders of Montenegro as Denmark had as always Stine Jørgensen and Sandra Toft.

In the second half Montenegro levelled the game 14-14, then a chase had begun where both teams had their chances to win the game and half minute before the final whistle the result was still 21-21. Stine Jørgensen scored from seven meter and Denmark managed to get the two points after an exciting game.

Montenegro – Denmark 21 –  22 (11 – -14)

Goals: Montenegro:

Montenegro: Rajcic, Nenezic – Jaukovic, A.Klikovac, Toskovic, Ujkic, Malovic 3, Lazovic 3, Premovic , Pavicevic, Ramusovic, B.Klikovac, Mehmedovic 5, Despotovic 1, Raicevic 7, Grbic 2

Denmark: Toft, Reinhardt – Okkels, Fisker, Hansen 4, Woller 2, Heindahkl, Griegel 1, Nielsen 3, Tranborg 2, Kristiansen, De La Cour, Jensen 1, Spelleberg, Jørgensen 9, Haugsted

Player of the match by EHF: Stine Jørgensen

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Euro 2016
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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