Japanese hosts opens the handball WORLD cup with the victory

With a win of four goals over Argentina came to the WORLD cup-the hosts from Japan according to plan from the start. the WORLD cup in handball for women in ye

Japanese hosts opens the handball WORLD cup with the victory

With a win of four goals over Argentina came to the WORLD cup-the hosts from Japan according to plan from the start.

the WORLD cup in handball for women in years moved to Japan, and on Saturday morning, Danish time, initiated the host nation of the tournament with a confident win.

It went beyond Argentina's håndboldkvinder, who was trailing by four goals at the break and lost 20-24 to the japanese favorites of the tournament's group D.

along the Way was the argentinians several times behind with six goals, before they got pulled a bit to the end. With five goals was the Mana Ohyama top scorer for Japan and was one of the main reasons for the victory.

the Victory sends Japan to the top, but none of the group's other four teams, Russia, Sweden, China and DRCongo, has been in action yet.

It has two of the teams from the group to return. Germany opened the tournament by defeating verdensmestrene from 2013, Brazil, with the 30-24 after a German pauseføring on three goals.

Denmark embarks on the tournament as storfavorit in the match against Australia at 12.30 on Saturday. The group counts also south Korea and the defending winners France. The two latter meet at 10 o'clock Danish time.

Saturday morning was also taken gap on the other VM groups. Serbia beat Angola 32-25, in group A, while Montenegro defeated Senegal 29-25 in group C.

All the nations play five preliminary matches, then three teams from each pool moving on to the mellemrunden. Here play each team three matches, before semifinalisterne is found.

the Tournament continues up to 15. december, where the final is played. All WORLD cup matches will be played in Kumamoto and the surrounding area.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 30 November 2019, 08:00

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