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Golden League: Norway with victory against Poland

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
Golden League: Norway with victory against Poland
Ibolya Szekeres

Golden League, Herning

Day 3:

Poland –  Norway 27 –  32 (12 – 17)

Topscorers: Tomasz Gebala (POL) 7 goals and Espen Lie Hansen (NOR) 7 goals

Norway did not have Sander Sagosen and Magnus Abelvik Rød in the team due to resting and smaller injury.

Norway opened with 1-7 and 4-12 against Poland, and after 12-17 in before the pause seemed to be a clear Norwegian victory in this match. Espen Christensen in the goal made a strong game for Norway, Espen Lie Hansen was responsible for the scorings. Poland seemed to not find the rhythm of the game, but with Machlik entering the court, the Polish team got wings as the veteran goalkeeper saved one ball after another from Norwegians.

In the second half, Machlik continued the outstanding goalkeeper performance for Poland, Norway did not manage to score for nine minutes and Poland leveled the game at 18-18. A new match started, but the boys of Christian Berge did not let the opponent to take the lead and even if the match was very close for twenty minutes, Norway managed to break down the Polish enthusiasm and led by Tønnesen and Lie Hansen took back the lead in the match and got the victory 27-32.

 

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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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