Hosting country Georgia met Norway in the play-out game and lost the match with the result 21:39.
Georgians started first half actively, but Scandinavians took a slight advantage soon and finished the first half with 5 points difference 17:12. In the second half Anstein Engravslia’s team played more stable and fast game and won over the opponents with 18 points difference. Goalkeeper Emil Kheri Imsgard was named as the best player from Norwegians and Giorgi Tielidze was the most impressive from his team.
“Defeat against Chile made us tired and there was no motivation today, Some key players had trauma, Boys gained experience and it will be good lesson for them We know that we played against the elite teams from the world” – Beka Orjonikidze, Georgian head coach.
“First of all, I want to say that we had good defense, In the first half i think we were more relaxed in defense and in the second half we became more aggressive” – Anstein Engravslia, Norwegian head coach.
Beka Orjonikidze’s team will face Brazil and Norway will play against Serbia.