World Championship 2017 Germany

First Hungarian victory in the competition

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First Hungarian victory in the competition
Ibolya Szekeres

Bietigheim, EGE Trans Arena

Group B

Hungary –  Argentina 33 – 15(18-7)

Goals:

Hungary – Görbicz 3, Kovacsics 1, Schatzl 3, Lukács 4, Mayer 2, Klivinyi 2, Szöllősi-Zácsik 2, Kovács 7(3), Kisfaludy 2, Bódi 3, Szekeres 2,

Argentina – Karsten, Urban 1, Iacoi 1, Pizzo 1, Salvado 3, Mendozza 2, Gavilan 1, Sans 1, Ponce de Leon 5 (1)

Suspensions: 8 minutes; 4  minutes

7 meters: 3/3; 2/1

Hungary needed a confidence boost after the two previous defeats against Norway and Sweden, today Argentina could be the ideal opponent for this.

Hungarians started badly, with many mistakes in the attacking play, but Janurik in the goal saved many times her team and they managed  to get the fluency of their attacks, scoring from every position, 18-7 after the first half.

The second half KIm Rasmussen gave playing time for every player on the squad and Hungary smashed Argentina, the match ended 33-15.

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World Championship 2017 Germany
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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