In A Group game Bahrain sensationally defeated one of the tournament’s favorite Denmark with the result 35:31.
The game started with slight advantage of Ali Radhi’s team and first half ended with the result 20:16. In The second half Bahrian became more techinical and stable, Danish team started to play actively and attacked with more power, but lost the game with the result 31:35. The best player from Bahrain was Ahmed Ali and the most valuable player of the Danish team was Emil B. Laerke.
“I think,we played a terrible game. We weren’t successful, I don’t remember we played match like that. We have to look into ourselves and play better in the next matches’ – Claus Hansen, Danish head coach.
“I like that we won the game, We are Asian champions. There were more positive sides, than negative in this match” – Ali Radhi, Bahrain head coach.
Denmark will meet fellow Scandinavians Sweden and Bahrain will face Norway tomorrow.