Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:40 - Updated Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:40
Handball: Angola beat Japan in first round of four-team tournament
Luanda - The Angolan senior female national handball team on Friday achieved the first victory in the four-team tournament taking place in Oita City, Japan, by beating the host squad in the first game by 22-21.
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Senior female national handball team (file)
Photo: Henri Celso
This time, the African champions paid back the initial defeat they suffered against Japan, by 28-29, in the first tournament disputed in that Asian country.
According to the website of the Angolan Handball Federation, the national team will play the second game on Saturday, against Poland.
The participation of the national team in these tournaments in Japan is part of the squad’s preparation for the Germany World Cup, set to happen from 01 to 17 December, 2017.
The Angolan team is due back in the country on Tuesday, August 15.
- 10/08/2017 19:10:48
Luanda - The national senior women's handball team play Friday at 6 pm Angola time with Japan at opening game of the nation’s tournament in Oita city, in Japan.
- 03/08/2017 14:48:21
Luanda - The Angolan national senior women's handball team (African champions) lost on Thursday to Japan by 28-29, in the first round of the international tournament, taking place in that Asian country, ahead of their participation in the World Cup in Germany.
- 03/08/2017 10:26:32
Luanda - The Angolan national senior women's handball team (African champions) are facing Japan for the first round of the international tournament, taking place in that Asian country, ahead of their participation in the World Cup in Germany.