Spain has qualified to the fourth round by 32:21 (13:12) against Macedonia in advance for the main round. In the first half, the Macedonians were a worthy opponent, Spain’s goalkeeper Gonzalo Perez de Vargas saved with some parades, the concise guide.

Then, the individual Superiority of the Spaniards was, however, considerably. Thanks to five hits within 180 seconds Spain built the lead early in the second half on 18:12 – it should be the preliminary decision. The best Spanish throwers Aleix Gomez with six goals.

Croatia – Bahrain 32:20 (19:9)

In the main round Spain, hits from the 19. January to Germany and Croatia, which won without problems against minnows Bahrain. Even before the kick-off, Croatia had the main round ticket for sure.


At the end in a game in which Croatia coach Lino Cervar some of his top players for the group finale on Thursday against Spain, had spared, with a 32:20 (19:9)-success. Manuel Strlek was with eleven gates, the best thrower of the Croats.

Japan – Iceland 21:25 (12:13)

Ex-German national coach Dagur Sigurdsson took with Japan, meanwhile, the fourth defeat in the fourth game. The Sixth of Asia was subject to championship Island, despite an appealing performance 21:25 (12:13) and no longer has a Chance to reach the round of the best twelve Teams.

the Island has maintained, however, with the success of the Chance for the main round. Arnor Thor Gunnarsson from the Bundesliga club Bergischer HC and Stefan Rafn Sigurmannsson were with five hits Iceland’s most successful launcher.

On the fifth and last preliminary round Iceland and Macedonia make up on Thursday to the last German main round opponent.

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Hungary – Egypt 30:30 (14:14)

The world Cup-the Seventh Hungary and a draw against Egypt was enough to qualify for the next round. Veteran Laszlo Nagy saved Hungary with his goal at the 30:30 seconds before the end of a point. Egypt was in a game with 29:28 and 30:29 balanced led before the Team in the final minute of double time suffered the penalty due to a change of error and the compensation.

Nevertheless, Egypt has still chances to qualify for the main round. A prerequisite for a victory in the final preliminary round game against Angola.

Qatar – Sweden 22:23 (11:10)

it is Also already in place for the main round of qualifying, Sweden won their fourth game. Against Qatar, the Vice-champion of Europe found it difficult, however, at the end of a 23:22-success.

the most Successful thrower of Sweden, the Bundesliga professionals Mattias Zachrisson of the foxes Berlin and Lukas Nilsson from THW Kiel, each with seven gates.

Also played:

Angola – Argentina 26:33 (12:17)


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