Handball World Cup: easy victory for the French against Slovenia

Nobody was too worried for the Blue at the start of their second match in the World Championship. Already winners of Angola on Friday at the opening (30-20), the French had everything they needed to get out of the trap set this Sunday afternoon by Slovenia without incident. In fact, the Olympic champions despite some slight air holes did the job to win 29-18

No suspense from the start

Slovenia were supposed to be the most formidable opponents for the Olympic champions in this opening round. In a group made up of Angola and Montenegro, it was the first test for Olivier Krumbholz’s players. Too bad for fans of suspense because there was none this Sunday in Granollers in the north of Barcelona. The Blue immediately have the operations in hand. Serious despite a few long minutes without scoring a goal in the middle of the first time, the Blues returned to the locker room with 5 goals ahead (13-8). A sufficient lead to calmly contemplate the last 30 minutes. Even if the game was balanced, the French kept their lead to win.

The player

Beatrice Edwige. With France, she has already won everything: the Games of course after a silver medal in Rio in 2016 but also the World Championship in 2017, the Euro in 2018. But at 33, she is still loyal to the post. This Thursday, the pivot stabilized the game of the Blue with experience when the Slovenes tried to push them aside. A job well done with 100% success on shots and two in his bag.

The number

59. In two games, the French have scored 58 goals. Friday, France had scored 30 goals for the Angolans at the opening of the tournament. The total is a little smaller against the Slovenes but the gap is greater than 48 hours earlier (+ 11 against + 10). There is no doubt that coach Olivier Krumbholz

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