Euro 2018

French victory when facing Montenegro

photo: IHF
French victory when facing Montenegro
Ibolya Szekeres


Group B, Nancy

  • Both France and Montenegro needs the victory as they don’t have points so far to take to the Main Round
  • France opened with a 5-0 against Montenegro, Leynaud made a fantastic first half, stopping several Montenegrin attacks and 7 meters.
  • Montenegro was struggling to find the goal, get numerous 2-minute suspensions and Raicic was underperforming in the Montenegrin goal
  • In the second half, France increased the lead, but Montenegrins managed to fought back and reduced the gap fromnine9 goals to only three, this being the closest they got.
  • Estelle Nze Minko scored 7 goals and France defeated Montenegro 25 – 20

France –  Montenegro 25 –  20 (16 – 8)

Referees: Horvath, Marton (HUN)


France: Leynaud, Glauser (GK) – Ayglon Saurina, Coatanea 1, Dembele Pavlovic 2, Edwige, Flippes 3, Foppa 1, Houette, Kanor 3, Lacrabere 3, Ngoan, Niakate, Nze Minko 7, Pineau 2(2), Zaadi 3

Montenegro: Raicic, Nenezic (GK) – Brnovic 1, K.Bulatovic 1, Bulatovic, Despotovic, Grbic 1, Jaukovic 3, Klikovac, Mehmdovic 4, Pavicvic, Premovic, Radicevic 6(2), Raicevic 3, Ramusovic 1, Ujkic

Suspensions: 8 minutes; 8 minutes

7 meters:2/2; 4/2

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Euro 2018
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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