Portugal beat Hungary 27:20 (16:9) in the closing match of the Group where both teams alongside Iceland will start Main Round with two points.
Portuguese team was much better from very beginning taking in favor situation in which Hungarians stayed without defensive specialist Adrian Sipos since the first minute of the clash when he was sent-off.
Costa netted six goals for the winners.
Both teams will meet Brasil, Sweden and Capo Verde in the Main Round.
Portugal – Hungary 27-20 (16-9)
Portugal : Francisco Costa 6, Leonel Fernandes 5, Andre Gomes 4, Luis Frade 3, Miguel Martins 2, Antonio Areia 2, Rui Silva 1, Pedro Portela 1, Fabio Magalhaes 1, Diogo Branquinho 1, Martim Costa 1.
Hungary : Richard Bodo 5, Bendeguz Boka 4, Miklos Rosta 4, Bence Banhidi 2, Gabor Ancsin 2, Zoran Ilic 1, Pedro Rodriguez Alvarez 1, Egon Hanusz 1.
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