Experienced team of Macedonia had no problem to outplay Japan 38:29 in the start of Group B at Munich. Clash of two Major coaching names Raul Gonzales and Dagur Sigurdsson ended using completion that Icelander desires more to put the next host nation of Olympic Games on European level…

MACEDONIA: Lazarov 8, Manaskov 7, Stoilov 6, Taleski 3, Markoski, Churlveski, Kuzmanovski 4, Tankoski, Georgievski Inch, F. Lazarov 2, Popovski 3,Krstevski, Peševski 4, Serafimov, MItrevski,  Ristovski

JAPAN: Miyuazaki 3, Kasahara 2, Yuki Baig 2, Kai, Narita 2, Tokuda 2, Watanabe 5, 5 Anri Doi 2, Shida 4, Motoki, Kubo 1, Tamakawa 1, Okamoto 1, Yoshino 2, Agarie 2, Kadoyama