Day 6
11.12.2013, Group A, Belgrade

South Korea 51:20 Dominican Republic (27:8)

The South Korean team made a record in number of goals in one match in the 2013 World Championship in Serbia against the Dominican Republic 51:20 (27:8). Despite the difference in class between the two teams, the Koreans entered in the game with great motivation and that could be seen already after fifteen minutes, when the score was – 15:2. The rhythm of the Asian Champions, however, did not slow down, which was shown by the 27 goals in the first half-time.

At the end, the third victory of Korea before rest-day and the fifth round against France can be decisive of the placement before the eight finals. On the other side, the Dominicans will have a real derby with Congo for the fifth place in the group and a better placement in the President Cup.

The Netherlands national team qualified in the eight finals of the the World Championship against Congo 33:21(18:11) in the fourth round of the Group A in the Belgrade “Pionir”. The Dutch team, with some routine play, arrived to the second victory on this tournament, after a defeat from Korea and France, and victory of the Dominican Republic.

Like on the match against the Dominican Republic, the girls in orange did not have a difficult task against the Africans, that will have the chance to fight for the first points against the first victim of the Netherlands in the last round on Friday.

In the last round of the Group A the Dutch team will play against Montenegro.

Day 6
11.12.2013, Group A, Belgrade

France 17:16 Montenegro (6:8)

The French national team defeated Montenegro 17:16 (6:8) in the derby of the day in the Group A in Belgrade. After a great battle against the team of Alaine Porta they arrived to important points in the match with a very strong defense and an extremely small number of goals. The Montenegrin team was in constant lead since the 10th minute, however the French girls still celebrated a victory with a goal from Signate 20 seconds before the end – 17:16. Before that the Montenegrin right back-court player, Katarina Bulatovic, missed the seven meters shoot, and in the last attack, the same player did not manage to get in a position to jeopardize the goal of French Leynaud, leaving her injured on the court…

The most efficient in the winning team was Signate, Lacrabere and Niombla with three goals each, whereas Marija Jovanovic scored three times in the Montenegrin team.

The outcome of the Group A awaits for us on Friday. The French team is meeting with Korea, and Montenegro will fight the Netherlands for the first two places of the group…

Day 6
11.12.2013, Group A, Belgrade

Netherlands 33:21 Congo (18:11)

The Netherlands national team qualified in the eight finals of the the World Championship against Congo 33:21(18:11) in the fourth round of the Group A in the Belgrade “Pionir”. The Dutch team, with some routine play, arrived to the second victory on this tournament, after a defeat from Korea and France, and victory of the Dominican Republic.

Like on the match against the Dominican Republic, the girls in orange did not have a difficult task against the Africans, that will have the chance to fight for the first points against the first victim of the Netherlands in the last round on Friday.

In the last round of the Group A the Dutch team will play against Montenegro.