The Spanish handball team have made the move into the main round of the world Cup perfectly. The European champion began on Wednesday evening in Munich, with 32:21 (13:12) against Macedonia. The best thrower of the Spaniards Aleix Gomez from FC Barcelona, the six goals.

this Thursday (20.30 PM in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker zur Handball-WM) in the Olympic hall at the top of the game to win the group against Croatia, which is also already qualified for the main round in Cologne. Both Teams are in the next stage of the tournament opponent of the German team. The Croats had on Wednesday afternoon with a clear 32:20 (19:9) against Bahrain, no problems. The Macedonians Thursday to play the third Ticket for the main round against Iceland.

Also of the already for the next round of qualified EM-Second, Sweden has made itself a victory for the crunch match for the group victory against Hungary on Thursday to warm up. In a long time, close the game, the Scandinavians defeated in Copenhagen Qatar with 23:22 (10:11). The most successful thrower of Sweden, the Bundesliga professionals Mattias Zachrisson of the foxes Berlin and Lukas Nilsson from THW Kiel, each with seven gates.