North Macedonia, Portugal and Montenegro are the last European travelers to the IHF World Championship 2023 in Poland and Sweden.
In the “hell of Skopje”, “Boris Trajkovski” hall in front of 6.000 fans, Czech Republic have been close until the last minute, but at the end North Macedonia qualified with two goals more (first match 24:24).
Portugal played strong match in Eindhoven, where they revenge after 30:33 loss at home.
Montenegro, led by fantastic goalkeeper Nebojsa Simic, qualified for the first World Championship after 10 years, second ever. They lost first match in Greece 23:25.
Netherlands – Portugal 28:35
Montenegro – Greece 33:25
North Macedonia – Czech Republic 27:25