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Sensation in Cologne when Brasil defeats Croatia

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Sensation in Cologne when Brasil defeats Croatia
Ibolya Szekeres

IHF World Championship 2019

Germany/Denmark

Main Round, Group I

Cologne, Lanxess Arena

The biggest surprise and sensation in the Main Round is for sure the victory of Brazil against Croatia. Brazil with a good defense and goalkeeper performance took the control of the game from the start and they got a clear victory against the favorite of this encounter. Croatia is spoiling their own chances to qualify to a semifinal.

Brazil –  Croatia 29 –  26 (17 – 13)

Referees: Jørum, Kleven (NOR)

Topscorers: Haniel Langaro (BRA) 9 goals and Domagoj Duvnjak (CRO) 6 goals

Player of the match: Haniel Langaro (BRA)

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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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