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Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:51 - Updated Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:51

Handball / World Cup: National Team back home

Luanda - The national senior women's handball team is back home, coming from Kumamoto city, Japan, where they participated in the 24th edition of the World Championship.

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Andebol: Albertina Cassoma, Internacional Angolana

Photo: Nelson Malamba

National senior women team of handball (file)

Photo: Nelson Malamba

Angola ranked 15th, improving 19th place in 2017 in Germany.

In this edition, on four occasions the Angolans were distinguished as best in the field: Albertina Kassoma (2 times), Captain Isabel Guialo and Under-Captain Azenaide Carlos.

Isabel Guialo, with a total of 40 goals in seven games, was the top scorer of the African champions, welcomed today "with honors" at the 4 de Fevereiro International Airport.

In seven World Cup matches, Angola lost to Serbia (25-32), the Netherlands (28-35), Norway (30-24) and France (17-28).

Angola beat Slovenia (33-24), Cuba (40-30) and Argentina (30-27).

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