Germany and Norway to play at 1/4 final
Germany showed strentgh in the important moments against Netherlands 33:26 (15:12) to ensure fifth win in a row at World Championship 2023 which put Alfred Gislason boys at quarter-final alongside Norway from the Katowice group.
Andy Wolff was in outstanding form with 20 saves.
Germany and Norway will decided the group winner in direct encounter on Monday.
Netherlands – Germany 26-33 (12-15)
Netherlands: Kay Smits 6, Luc Steins 5, Rutger Ten Velde 4, Samir Benghanem 2, Bobby Schagen 2, Dani Baijens 2, Ivar Stavast 2, Niels Versteijnen 2, Bart Ravensbergen 1.
Germany : Juri Knorr 9, Patrick Groetzki 5, Kai Hafner 4, Johannes Golla 4, Julian Koster 4, Philipp Weber 2, Christoph Steinert 2, Jannik Kohlbacher 1, Luca Witzke 1.
PHOTO: IHF, Rafal Oleksiewicz