Japan’s little miracle at Men’s Youth World Championship, at Tbilisi Olympic Palace. Tsutomu Tokoro’s team met Egypt in the eight finals and defeated Africans with the result 31:30.
In the first half Bassem Abdelmoaz Mostafa’s team seemed to be more confident and stable, they had an advantage over the opponents and won the half-time with the result 14:10. In the second half, Tsutomu Tokoro’s team began playing aggressively, fought for every ball, improved their playing stylea lot, reduce 7 ball advantage and won over Egyptians with only point difference. Abdelrhman Taha was named as the best player from Egypt and Rennosuke Tokuda was the most valuable from Jaspan as he scored 9 goals for his team.
“I think, our positive side was that we never give up, that’s why we won the game and we caught them up, our negative side was that we lost many ball in the last minutes, but anyway we won” – Rennosuke Tokuda, Japanese player.
Japan will meet with the winner of Spain vs Poland match and opponent of Egypt will be known soon.