SAUDI ARABIA – NORWAY 23-35 (9-18)
European side Norway registered their second win of the 2019 IHF Men’s Youth World Championship. They won comfortable against Saudi Arabia 35-23.
Norway had the luxury of rotating their bench in the second half after they had one-sided match in first period (18-9). After just eight minutes, the Scandinavian side already had a five-goal lead, and coach Johnny Jensen was able to rest his key players.
In the second half Norway ensure a clear victory in the end by 12 goals (23-35).
Mads Falck Rekstad made a fantastic game and scored 7 goals from 7 atempts for Norway. Ayman Hassan Alkhalif and Abdullah Mohammad Alyousef scored 4 goals each for Saudi Arabia.
Head Coach Norway – Johnny Jensen
We were very good in the first half. We took the control of the game and made a solid margine at the half time. I hope we would give much more in the next games.