World Championship 2017 Germany

First Hungarian victory in the competition

photo: IHF official
First Hungarian victory in the competition

Bietigheim, EGE Trans Arena

Group B

Hungary –  Argentina 33 – 15(18-7)


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.

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Your email address will not be published.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