Spain – Iceland 32:25 (19:14)

his high broad squad may be a key to the world title, placed Spain in the second preliminary round game against Iceland. Ferran Sole with five goals the best pitcher of the European championship, had, in spite of the quality of the Icelandic Teams, hardly any problems with the opponent.

with the renewed success and the best Torverhältnisses in group B, the Spaniards are now the table leaders. In the main round, it could come to a duel with the German team.

Croatia – Japan 35:27 (18:13)

that led to right-winger Zlatko Horvat of Croatia series champion RK Zagreb has been Croatia with eight goals to an unchallenged victory over the outsider of Japan. By the second victory in the second game, the Team is third in the table behind Spain and Macedonia, who were able to win their two previous games.

opponents Japan, coached by Ex-national coach Dagur Sigurdsson, is point-less to the last place of the table. “We had at the beginning against the strong defence no Chance. It was really difficult. We have, however, proved morale and fighting spirit. We were no longer afraid,” said the Icelanders after the defeat against the two-time Olympic champion.

Youssef Ali (v.)

Qatar – Egypt 28:23

Qatar has won after the defeat in the opening match against Angola in his second game at the world Cup. The best thrower of the former Vice-world Champions against Egypt, Youssef Ali was with nine goals.

More results:

Macedonia – Bahrain 28:23 (12:8)
Hungary – Angola 34:24 (18:8)

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