Norway defeated France – Golden League

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Norway defeated France – Golden League

Sparekassen Kronjylland/Waoo Golden League

Norway – France 29 – 28 16 – 16)

Topscorers: Veronica Kristiansen 9, Camilla Herrem 6, Stine Oftedal 4 (NOR) and Pauletta Foppa 5 (FRA)

Norway is without Heidi Løke, injured on Thursday in the match against Denmark, her earlier operated nose had been injured again and she had to return to Norway for a medical check. In this game, Thorir Hergeirsson decided to rest Reistad and Hegh-Arntzen as well and Vilde Ingstad has been called into the squad. Marta Tomac and Kristine Breistøl are also in the match-squad.

Norway had a strong opening, had 5 goals lead 10-5, 11-6. Camilla Herrem, Veronica Kristiansen, and Nora Mørk were remarkable in the first half for Norway. the French team led by Nze Minko, Sercien-Ugolin and Foppa fought back and took the lead 14-16, but the first half ended 16-16.

In the second hald with a fantastic Veronika Kristiansen and Emily Stang Sando in the Norwegian team, France was mostly running behind their opponents, but they managed to make it exciting at the end, but Flippes missed the chance to get the draw for France. Final result: 29-28

In the second match Denmark easily defeated Montenegro.

Denmark – Montenegro 36 – 23 (20 – 11)

Topascorers: Maria Fisker Stokholm 8 , Mette Tranborg 5 (DEN) and Djurdina Jaukovic 6, Jovanka Radicevic 6 (MNE)

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