Croatia and Portugal will be the second pair of the Junior World Handball Championship 2019 semi-final.
Croatian team showed once again great performance in victory over physicaly tough Tunisian squad 27:24 (13:9). The new signing of TSV Hannover Burgdorf, Ivan Martinovic, netted nine goals in victory of his team.
On the other side, in Vigo, it was very dramatic in clash of Portugal and Slovenia 26:25 (13:14) with the hero, Portuguese goalkeeper Diogo Valerio who saved shot of Slovenian wing Mazej in the last second of the match to secure a huge success for his team. Goncalo Viera netted seven goals for the winners, while on the other side, even 13 goals of Gregor Ocvirk wasn’t enough for Slovenia to avoid defeat.
Egypt VS France, and Croatia VS Portugal. Interesting fact is that these four teams played already in the Preliminary Round. Croatia and Egypt won in this matches.
We will see how it will be on Friday.