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Brazil finished on 19th

Hosting country Georgia took 20th place at the Men’s Youth World Championship, at Tbilisi Olympic Palace. In the last match Georgia met Brazil and lost the game with the result 23:32.

South Americans started the match with slight advantage over the opponents and won the half-time with the result 16:14. In the second half Georgians made more mistakes and Opponents used every almost every chance they had, so they finished the game with 9 points difference. Giorgi Lapiashvili was named as the best player from Georgia, he scored 7 goals and Tarcisio Freitas Oliveira was the most valuable from his team as he scored 12 goals.

“We fought much, we did what we could do, but we couldn’t win, maybe we weren’t ready enough for victory, but I really know that we did everything for this match” – Giorgi Lapiashvili, Georgian player.

“the first half was very tense, My team was very tired because of the championship. In the second half we had more energy and that’s why we won, It was very interesting game” – Washington Silva, Brazilian head coach.

Washington Silva’s team took 19th place.


Georgian National Handball Federation . 2017