World Championship 2017 Germany

Slovenia defeated France, Spanish victory over Angola

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
Slovenia defeated France, Spanish victory over Angola

Trier, Germany

Arena Trier

Group A

France –  Slovenia 23-24 (10-13)


France – Ayglon 1, Pineau 1, Landre 4, Zaadi 2, Houette 1, Dembele 3, Flippes 1, Kanor 3, Nze Minko 2, Niombla 4, Lacrabere 1

Slovenia – Gros 9, Stanko 4, Zulic 1, Irman 4, Koren 3, Vrcek 2, Amon 1

One of the biggest surprises in the line of interesting results today, was the Slovenian victory against France, one of the favorites to the semifinals. French goalkeepers had a weak day, meanwhile, Pandzic in the Slovenian goal made a decent game. Slovenia opened with 1-6, then won the first half. In the second half France fought back, leveled the game at 17-17, but they did not manage to turn over the result.

Spain – Angola 28 – 24 (15 – 13)


Spain – Martin 9, Barbosa 6, Pena 5, Rodriguez 3, Musons 2, Chavez 1, L.Gonzalez 1, A.Gonzalez 1

Angola – Cazanga 7, Guialo 5, Carlos 5, Maqchado 3, Kamalandua 2, Paulino 1, Dos Santos 1

Spain led bt Carmen Martin  won against Angola in a match which did not seem easy at all for Spaniards.



Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

World Championship 2017 Germany

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.

More in World Championship 2017 Germany

Macedonia and Germany shared points

Ibolya SzekeresJanuary 17, 2018

Krumbholz and Hergeirsson about the final

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 18, 2017

Nze Minko: “We killed the Norwegian fast-breaks and our defense was disciplined”

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 17, 2017

Lunde: “Weak goalkeeper performance and mistakes made Norway to lose the final “

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 17, 2017

France is the new world champion

Eszti KissDecember 17, 2017

Happy Yvette Broch after winning the bronze medals

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 17, 2017