Match schedule announced: semi-finals, 5-8 placement round

Following the completion of the quarter-finals earlier today, the schedule for the penultimate day of matches at the 2019 IHF Men’s Youth World Championship is now known.

All games will be played at the Boris Trajkovski Arena in Skopje, North Macedonia, and will be streamed live on wch2019championship.com.mk. Click HERE for more details

Saturday 17 August

Semi-Finals
17:30    Egypt vs Portugal
20:00    Germany vs Denmark

Placement Round 5-8

10:30    Iceland vs France
13:00    Hungary vs Spain

Match evaluation and determination of places

Semi-Finals

In case of a draw at the end of the regular playing time, after a break of five (5) minutes, a first overtime period of 2 x 5 minutes shall be played, changing sides halfway through with a one (1)-minute break in-between. Provisions to the contrary set for individual tournaments shall be given priority.
  
If the match should still not be decided after this overtime period, after a break of 5 minutes, a second overtime period of 2 x 5 minutes shall be played, changing ends halfway through with a one-minute break in-between.

Should the match still not be decided after the second overtime period, it is decided with 7m penalty throws in accordance with Rule 2:2 of the Rules of the Game.

The winners of the semi-finals shall advance to the final; the losers will compete in the bronze medal match.

Placement round / Placement matches

In case of a draw at the end of the regular playing time, direct 7m penalty throws shall be executed to decide the match in accordance with Rule 2:2 of the Rules of the Game.