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“BIG IN HERNING” – Denmark shocked by Japan!

Japanese girls were partybreakers at Boxen in Herning, where Asian side beat one of the biggest favorites for the World Championship crown this December. After great battle, Japan prevailed to make epic win for their handball history.

Denmark – Japan 26-27 (12-12)

Denmark: Mie Enggrob Hojlund 5, Trine Østergaard Jensen 4, Emma Cecilie Uhrskov Friis 4, Louise Katharina Burgaard 3, Elma Halilcevic 2, Kristina Jørgensen 2, Sarah Aaberg Iversen 2, Line Haugsted 1, Rikke Iversen 1, Kathrine Brothmann Heindahl 1, Helena Elver Hagesø 1.

Japan: Saki Hattori 7, Haruno Sasaki 5, Natsuki Aizawa 4, Kaho Nakayama 4,  Hikaru Matsumoto 3, Yuki Yoshidome 3, Chikako Kasai 1

Germany previously beat Romania 24:22, while Poland outplayed Serbia 22:21.

Standings provided by Sofascore


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