In the semifinal match at the Men’s Youth World Championship, which is taking place at Tbilisi Olympic Palace, Spain met Croatia and defeated with the result 26:24.
The game started with equal advantage, both teams fought for every ball and the first half of such a tense game finished with the result 13:12 in favor of Spain. In the second half game became harder and tough, both teams tried to be unmistakable and aggressive, but Alberto Suarez Menendez’s team was better and won over the opponents with 2 points difference. Darijo Raguz was named as the best player from Croatia as he scored 7 goals for his team and Antonio Ceradilla Cuenca was the most impressive from winners.
“It was very hard game,Spain have a very strong team and they deserved to win. We have fought a lot, but maybe our energy wasn’t enough’ – Luka Panza, Croatian head coach.
“We are very happy, we won, we’re in the final. Our defense was almost perfect, that was the key of our success, we worked hard whole summer. “ – Daniel Sanchez Nieves, Spanish coach.
Spain will face the winner of the match between France and Denmark in the final of the tournament.