What will be the next: the Russian Federation x Angola, Norway-Sweden and France-Spain are the other clashes
Eight of the twelve female handball teams vying for the 2016 Games following the race for the medals. The completion of the first stage of the competition on Sunday (14), set the intersections of the round of the quarter-final of the competition in the arena of the future. All matches will be held on Tuesday (16). Brazil, the leader of Group A, the first phase ended with four wins and one defeat after beating Montenegro by 29-23 and will face the Netherlands, who were fourth in Group B with two wins. The game is scheduled for 10 am.
“It was an important victory to avoid France and the Russian Federation. It was also good for our morale leave in the first place of the group, “said the Brazilian goalkeeper Barbara…
Brazil faces the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the women’s handball
Only unbeaten team in the first round, the Russian Federation totaled ten points in Group B and will play against Angola, placed fourth in the key A, 20.30. The European team closed the first phase beating the Netherlands by 38 to 34. “Today we play a little more relaxed, without the pressure of having to win. But now we need more. We need a medal and nothing else, “said the Russian Anna Sen.
Twice champion Olympic, Norway was the runner-up of Group A and will face Sweden, third in the B, to 17h. The fourth and final duel meet France, deputy leader of the key B, and Spain, third in Group B at 13.30. The semifinals will be played on Thursday (18) and the final and third place match is scheduled for Saturday (20).