Difficult victory for Norway against Egypt

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
Difficult victory for Norway against Egypt
Ibolya Szekeres

IHF World Championship 2019 – Germany/Denmark

Main Round, Group II

Herning, Jyske Bank Boxen

Norway played a difficult game against Egypt, which made many problems for the Scandinavians, but a fantastic right back Magnus Abelvik Rød (21) and Sander Sagosen scored 10 goals each, meanwhile, Torbjørn Begerud had very good periods in the Norwegian goal, when he saved clear chances and 7 meters. Egypt deserves to be remarked, they have a good team, with a solid defense and a creative attack, being able to make life difficult for each of the opponents. Norway is still in the race for a semifinal, tomorrow they will meet Sweden after a short rest.

Norway –  Egypt 32 – 28 (16 –  14)

Referees: Lopez, Sabrosos (POR)

Topscorers: Magnus Abelvik Rød-Sander Sagosen (NOR) 10 goals each and Mohammad Sanad – Ahmed Elahmar (EGY) 4 goals each

Group II

France managed to defeat Iceland easily in the second day of the Main Round.

Iceland –   France 22 –  31 (11 –  15)

Topscorers: Om Elvar Jonsson (ISL) 5 and Melvyn Richardson-Valentin Porte (FRA) 5 goals each

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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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