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CHILE AS FINAL: Saudi Arabia to take outsider role in Group C
- Updated: 9. January 2017.
It is clear that Saudi Arabia will have a role of outsiders at upcoming World Championship 2017 in France. The team led by Nenad Kljaic, Croatian coach who was on the bench also at WCh 2013 in Spain, made the last part of preparation for the major event in Serbia, where the “sons of desert” lost both friendlies against Bosnia and Herzegovina 22:28 and 35:36.
Saudi Arabia will play in Group C with Germany, Croatia, Hungary, Belarus and Chile.
BiH – Saudi Arabia 28:22 (14:8)
BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA: B. Burić (15 saves), Serdarević, Efendić (5 saves), Ovčina 3, Nuić 3, Terzić 1, Vegar 6, Čelica, Lončar, Tarabochia 3 (2), Marjanac, Karačić, Pavlak 1, Malinović, Vražalić 3, Jarak, Zulfić, S. Burić 5, Vranješ 3, Prce, Toromanović.
SAUDIJSKA ARABIJA: Al Saeed (11 saves), Al Salem, Almontury, Abu Alrahi 2. Al Abass, Alabdulali, Aziz Rada 5, Aljanabi 2, Alabas, Alfarhan, Almohasen, Al Salem 5, Al Obaidi 1, Al Hamad, Alhannabi, Almaa, Alzaer. Al Safar.
Saudi Arabia– BiH 35:36 (21:16)
BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA: B. Burić (1 save), Serdarević (9 saves), Efendić (2 save), Ovčina, Nuić 6, Terzić 1, Vegar 5 (3), Čelica, Lončar 2, Tarabochia, Marjanac 1, Karačić, Pavlak, Malinović, Vražalić 5, Jarak, Zulfić, S. Burić 10, Vranješ 6, Prce, Toromanović.
SAUDIJSKA ARABIJA: Almontury (9 saves), Abu Alrahi, Al Abass 5, Alabdulali 5, Aziz Rada, Alabas 5, Alfarhan 4, Almohasen 8, Al Salem, Al Obaidi, Al Hamad 3, Alzaer 5.