Golden League, France
France defeated Romania in the first game of the tournament, but was defeated by Denmark. Norway arrived to this match with two victories.
In this match the two teams made a tight game only one goal advantage for the hosts in the pause, close game in the second half, then Henny Ella Reistad was introduced to the court to the rightback position and she scored 6 goals in the last 15 minutes of the match, helping Norway to win this exciting match.
“It’s always nice to defeat France, but is even better feeling to do this in France.”-said Stine Bredal Oftedal after the match.
“It was not as I expected, but I am happy to be able to help today with a good attack, there is not an evidence to happen . Today I got this task and I managed to solve it against this defense.
“We had the goal to make silence in the hall and I am glad that we succeeded.” – said Henny Ella Reistad
France – Norway 22 – 24 (21 – 11)
France: M. Houette 8, O. Kanor 3, G. Niombla 3, A. Kouyate 2, S. Dembele 2, P. Foppa 2, B. Dancette 1, P. Coatanea 1.
Norway: H. Rreistad 6, I. Bakkerud 4, S. Solberg 4, S. Oftedal 3, E. Arntzen 2, C. Herrem 2, S. Waade 1, K. Brattset 1, M. Jacobsen 1