Norway made easy job versus Slovenia

SLOVENIA – NORWAY 25-34 (11-22)

Norway closed group stage at the 2019 IHF Men’s Youth World Championship with a commanding victory over Slovenia at Group A. There was any doubt that Norway would claim the win.

They started with furious counterattacks and led by six goals (11-5) after 13 minutes. At half time, they had 11 goals difference (22-11) and Slovenia did not have the answer.

Second period was just to do the job till the end for Norway team.

Ola Hoftun Lillelien scored 6 goals from 6 attempts for Norway. The best scorer od the match was Jan Hočevar with 10 goals.


Head Coach Slovenia – Janez Klemencic

We played very bad. We made a lot of mistakes and Norway got easy goals. It was really bad game for us.

Head Coach Norway – Johnny Jensen

We played very hard defense in the first half. We that style we scored easy goals from counterattacks. This is our best game maybe and I think that we could do more in knockout phase.