MATCHS DU JOUR 8
After their opening victory against Uruguay (33-25), Cape Verde hoped for an upward spiral up against Sweden, one of the host countries of the 2023 World Handball Championship. But the Cape Verdeans conceded a 34-27 defeat to the Swedes.
The first half was already an indicator of the evening of the vice-champions of Africa since they cashed a 19-8. The morale in the socks, Cape Verde will still rebound, even winning the second set 19-15. But the Swedes dominated the the last minutes of the game and bagged the win.
— International Handball Federation (@ihf_info) January 14, 2023