Totally surprised were administratives of Serbian, Macedonian and Montenegrin handball Federations when they received EHF letter with decision about “Volcano case”. In the ground were fact that only one qualification group for European Championship in Slovakia in August was not played because “Air traffic chaos” after Iceland eruption volcano. They before friday begining of qualification tournament in Rejkjavik, all three Balkan teams were in Kopenhagen, but they were stock on Airport, without chance to get to the Iceland. On the end, they back home with buses and trains.
Final decision in this case is that Iceland will qualify directly for EC in Slovakia and then will in “triangle” tournament, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia fight for one more place.