World Championship 2017 Germany

France and Spain victorious in group A

photo: IHF
France and Spain victorious in group A

Trier, Germany

Arena Trier, 3000 spectators

Paraguay – Spain 15-32 (6-16)


Paraguay – Acuna Insfran 4, Canata Moringo 4, Martinez Forcado 3,  Servin 2, Fernandez Estigarribia 1, Gonzalez 1

Spain  – Arderius Martin 7, Gutierrez 5, Musons Gimeno 5, Gonzalez Ortega 4, Gonzalez Alvarez 4, Garcia Avila 3, Gonzalez de Garibay Barba 2, Chavez Hernandez 1,  Martinez 1

Spain was victorious in their second game in the group, this time against Paraguay. The South American team was not able to make any problems for Pena and company.

Angola – France 19 – 26 (10-11)


Angola- Nenganga 1, da Silva 2, Machado 1, Kassoma 3, Carlos 3, Peres 1, Cazanga 4(1), dos Santos 1,Guialo 3.

France – Dancette 2, Ayglon-Saurina 2, Pineau 1, Landre 5, Houette 4, Dembélé, Flippes 2, Kanor 1, Nze Minko 1, Niombla 1, Lacrabère 7( 3)

Suspensions: 4 minutes. 1 direct red card; 6 minutes

Angola is proved to be an uncomfortable opponent for every European team, playing another type of handball and having other physycal parameters. Their new head-coach gives them a plus by bringing Scandinavian and maybe Brazilian style also.



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World Championship 2017 Germany

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