Surprise in Group II: Sweden steal point from Norway

Surprise in Group II: Sweden steal point from Norway

WCH 2021, Spain

Ciutat de Castello

Main Round Group II

On Sunday, in the round four of the Main Round Romania defeated Puerto Rico meanwhile Netherlands outclassed Kazakhstan with a goal- show. In the most interesting match of the group, in the Scandinavian derby Norway and Sweden ended to share the points. After a game when the Norwegians had almost the two points in their pocktes but a smart Swedish tactical move, played effectively throughout longer periods of the match helped the Swedes to steal one important point and keep their chances alive nefore the last round, in order to reach the quarter finals.

Now three teams, Netherlands, Sweden and Norway has 7 points and one of these teams will not qualify to the next phase! All depends on todays mathces when Sweden meet Romania and Norway will play against the Netherlands.


Romania – Puerto Rico 43 – 20 (20 – 9)

Kazakhstan – Netherlands 15 – 61 (9 – 27)

Sweden – Norway 30 – 30 (12 – 14)

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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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