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Georgia earned its first victory

Group B game Georgia vs Algeria opened with Georgia scoring. The hosting country had the advantage throughout the first half, which ended with a 7 goal difference of 16:9

Georgians continued to play well after the break, notable figure was their goalkeeper Alexander Khandolishvili, but Algerians showed their strength, reducing the difference from 10 to 4 goals at the 27th minute, as the game ended 28:24. Erekle Arsenashvili of Georgian team showed the best performance scoring 9 goals. The best player of Algerian team was the goalkeeper, Oussama Sekai

BEKA ORJONIKIDZE (Head Coach of Georgia): This was the first appearance of Georgian team at a big Tournament and we are very happy that we won this game. We hope to continue like this.

ABDELKRIM BECHKOUR (Head Coach of Algeria): Our team was very tired because we arrived in Georgia a few hours ago, but I can definitely say that Georgia played well.


Georgian National Handball Federation . 2017