The Spanish men’s handball team will face Norway this Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the world which is being disputed in Sweden and Polandafter the Norwegian team beat Germany in the last match of Group III of the Main Round.
Norwegians and Germans played on Monday for the first place in this group and become the rival of the ‘Hispanics‘, and the victory went to the Nordic team in a disputed match decided in the final stretch in their favor by 26-28.
The Norwegian team, led by the central sander sagosenis one of the undefeated in the championship, where he has won everything and is already an ‘old acquaintance’ for Jordi Ribera since they have seen each other in the last three major international events.
The last confrontation between the two was in the Main Round of the European 2022, with a clear victory for Norway by 27-23. Before in Tokyo 2020there was a Spanish victory by 28-27 thanks to a penalty with the clock to zero, while precisely in the quarterfinals of the 2021 World Cup, the ‘Hispanics’ took the ticket to the semifinals by 31-27.