SLOVENIA – CROATIA 21-31 (11-16)
Croatia added their fourth win in as many games at the 2019 IHF Men’s Youth World Championship. Sinisa Markota’s team defeated Slovenia in balkan derby with 31-21.
Both teams started yhe match with excellent finish in the attack but Croatia took three goals lead (10-7) after 15 minutes. At half time, Croats had five goals margine (16-11).
In the second period both teams played strong in the defense and Croatia did a good job to get another two points for the first place in Group A.
Fran Mileta scored 6 goals for Croatia, but Staš Jovičič Slatinek with 8 was the best scorer of the match.
Head Coach Slovenia – Janez Klemencic
We were in good mood just 15 minutes in this match. After that we made some mistakes and Croatia got easy goals from counterattacks. In the second half almost the same and congratulations for the rival.
Head Coach Croatia – Siniša Markota
We are playing good in this championship. Defense is our strong weapon. We defeated Slovenia with very good defense and some fast goals. I hope we will continue like that in the next matches.