28.07.2014, 10:21
All but one European team reaches Last 16 at Women's Youth World Championship

NEWS REPORT: Only the Macedonian hosts' team did not make it to the first knockout stage which starts on Monday, 28 July


All but one European team reaches Last 16 at Women's Youth World Championship

12 out of 16 teams to reach the first knockout stage at the Women's Youth World Championship in FYR Macedonia come from Europe.

Hungary, Denmark, Romania and Montenegro have produced the most promising performances so far with all four teams remaining unbeaten in the group phase. The only team not to make it are FYR Macedonia who now play for the President's Cup.

The European participants' hottest non-European rivals are Korea and Brazil who finished the group phase ranked first and second in Group A with five wins from five matches for Korea and four wins from five matches for Brazil.

The Last 16 matches start today and are played in Ohrid and Strumica. A live stream is available for both venues (Ohrid live stream / Strumica live stream).

The schedule is as follows. All throw-off times are local.

Matches in Ohrid on 28 July

14:00 hrs: Hungary – Netherlands

16:15 hrs : Sweden – Russia

18:30 hrs: Norway – Brazil

20:45 hrs: Korea – Japan

Matches in Strumica on 28 July

14:00 hrs: Germany – Portugal

16:15 hrs: Montenegro – Argentina

18:30 hrs: Croatia – Romania

20:45 hrs: Denmark – France

TEXT: EHF / ts


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