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Women’s Youth WCh 2014: Furious Montenegro, Hungary and Korea

After all 60 matches of the group phase at the Women’s Youth (18) World Championship in Macedonia have been completed on Saturday (26 July), the fixtures and pairings for the next stages – eighth-finals and President’s Cup – are confirmed.

The eighth-finals will be played in Ohrid and Strumica on Monday (28 July), while at the same time the matches of the President’s Cup for the ranking positions 17 to 24 start in Skopje. The winners of the eighth-finals proceed to the quarter-finals (30 July in Orhid), while the losers face in the placement round for the positions 9 to 16 in Strumica from 30 July to the 2 August.

The President’s Cup is played on two days (28 and 29 July). Those teams, which finished on the fifth positions in their respective groups, face for the positions 17 to 20, those on the sixth position in the groups for the rankings 21 to 24.

The eighth-finals will be composed by 12 European participants, two teams from Asia (Korea, Japan) and also two from Pan-America (Brazil, Argentina). The only European team taking part in the matches for the President´s Cup is the host of this Women´s Youth (U18) World Championship.

The Eighth-Finals (28 July)

In Ohrid

14.00: Hungary – Netherlands

16.15: Sweden – Russia

18.30: Norway – Brazil

20.45: Korea – Japan

In Strumica

14.00: Germany – Portugal

16.15: Montenegro – Argentina

18.30: Croatia – Romania

20.45: Denmark – France

President’s Cup (28 July)

In Skopje

Places 17 – 20

13.15: Tunisia – Paraguay

15.30: Macedonia – Angola

Places 21 – 24


17.45: Kazakhstan – Congo

20.00: Uzbekistan – China

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