16.03.2014 Group 1, Skopje
WHC Vardar SCBT 24:18 IK Savehof
WHC Vardar power house is in the Final Four, in the last match they defeated Savehof and took the first place in the Group 1 before the Danish champion.
With a furious start and granite defense, Vardar took 4-0 lead in the first four minutes of the game. That was a signal for Savehof bench and their first time out, but nothing changed. Vardar scored another two goals and the score was 6-0, the Swedish champion was in big trouble.
Unfortunately coach Indira Kastratovic changed the first line up and Shterijova and Nikolic, could not fulfill what Vardar’s bench had planned. That was a ticket in the game for Savehof players, who with amazing 4-0 series, got back in the game, and were trailing behind with only three goals at the half-time break.
The second half started promising for the guest, they tied the game in just 3 minutes and even went ahead in their first and only lead with 13-12. Team timeout and more serious approach took back Vardar in a comfortable lead which they kept till the end.
Amazing Ina Suslina with 19 saves was the best player of this match.
WHC Vardar and FC Midtjylland are advancing in the final four stage of this competition.
Coach Kastratovic at the press conference after the match said that she was wery pleased with this outcome , and with the fact that in their first year they managed to reach the Final Four tournament.