Hungary against France for the 5th place

HUNGARY – SPAIN 29-24 (13-8)

Hungary defeated Spain (29-24) in the match of the placement round 5-8 thanks to an impressive first half. They took five goals lead (13-8) and converted in comfortable victory at the end. The result means Hungary move to the 5/6 placement match tomorrow against France and Spain will play against Iceland for 7th place.

Hungary started the match very well, took the lead after some mistakes of Spain team in the attack. After that Spain never came back too close in the result.

Bence Hornyak and Bence Holdosi scored six goals each for Hungary. Daniel Jimenes Fernandez was the best scorer of the match with seven goals.


Head Coach Spain – Alberto Suarez Menendez

We didn’t start the match very well. Hungary made the difference and after that it was very difficult to came back.

Head Coach Hungary -Krisztian Karpati

We were motivated for this game and we wanted to beat Spain. We were very good at first half and it was the difference.