We inform you that Spain is classified for the World Cup in Japan in December 2019. Certainly, the Spanish female selection of handball will play the World Cup for the seventh consecutive time. This was decided after the advantage obtained against Iceland in Antequera.
A decisive match
In the first leg, Spain won (35-26) but in the second leg, they lost to the Icelanders (32-31). It was a result to have certified the pass without suffering.
The coach, Carlos Viver, said all time: “The best strategy to keep the result is to go out and win.” A sentence that has served the ‘Warriors’ in their visit to Reykjavik to take their objective without endangering it in a single moment.
The match began with the control of the Spanish team thanks to the contribution of Alicia Fernandez, who premiered the box of the Warriors, starting a partial 2-5. Fortunately, Spain achieved its effect against Iceland thanks to their 6 people defense.
In the last minutes of the first half, Spain could maintain its income with Mireya Gonzalez in offensive tasks and with Darly Zoqbi. The script for the second half was more or less the same.
Finally, a new exclusion of Maria Nunez caused Iceland to grow in the final minutes and managed to overcome the match. Anyway, Spain is classified for the World Cup in Japan 2019.
Result of the match
ICELAND: 32 – SPAIN: 31
In conclusion, Spain lost to Iceland but managed to qualify for the World Cup in Japan.
If you have the opportunity to visit Japan and be present in the World Championship do not forget that you will need a Japan travel visa.