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Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:51 - Updated Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:51

Handball / World Cup: Angola play with champions in qualifiers

Kumamoto - The senior women's national handball team face title-holders France on Sunday in the 13th to 16th World Championship qualifiers, which is running in Kumamoto, Japan.

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National senior women handball team during a training session (file)

Photo: Nelson Malamba

Angola was fourth in Group A, with six points, the result of two wins and three losses.

Angola lost in the first two rounds against Serbia (25-32) and Netherlands (28-35).

Angolan national team defeated Slovenia (33-24), but was thrashed by Norway (24-30) and Friday beat Cuba 40-30 in the last group stage game (A).

The French also were in fourth place in group B, with five points. They beat Australia and Germany 46-7 and 27-25, respectively, drew 19-19 to Brazil and lost to Korea (27-29) and Denmark (18-20).

Although not passing the stage, Angola have already secured the improvement of 19th place of last year, held in Germany in 2017.

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