The Women’s Handball World Cup has been expanded to include 32 teams. This means a very small opening of Norway before it closes in Spain. This is how the World Cup is played in December.
Stine Bredal Oftedal & co. Most of its matches will be played in the city of Castelo – not far from Valencia in eastern Spain. Norway has been listed with a total of three World Cup titles in 20 previous qualifying entries, but during the World Cup in Japan two years ago, it finished “only” fourth.
The World Cup expansion has given place to five teams from Asia and Norway open the World Cup against two of them – Kazakhstan and Iran. In the third match, Romania is waiting, who is missing the great star Cristina Niago.
Norway’s preliminaries in Group C:
Friday December 3 at 20:30: Norway – Kazakhstan
Sunday December 5 at 20:30: Iran – Norway
Tuesday December 7 at 20:30: Norway – Romania
All Norwegian matches are broadcast live on TV3.
Three of the four teams advance to the main role. There, the Netherlands and Sweden are the obvious candidates to go ahead and compete with Puerto Rico or Uzbekistan. Norway will likely continue to play 20.30. Substitutes at 15.30 or kiloliters. 18.00.
The main tour takes place on these dates:
Thursday December 9
Saturday 11 December
Monday December 13
In the quarter-finals, it could be really difficult for Norway. According to the national team manager, Thorir Hergeirsson, Norway intersects here with groups A and B. This means that Olympic winner France or the silver-winning Russian Handball Federation can become competitors in the Granollers. The most likely alternatives are Serbia or Montenegro.
Camila Hirim went with Tori Tang after the European Championship gold a year ago. During this summer’s Olympic Games, girls’ handball placed third.
The quarter-final matches will be played on Tuesday 14 or Wednesday 15 December.
Match times at 17.30 or kiloliters. 20.30.
The entire World Cup final takes place in Granollers – a city not far from Barcelona. If Norway reaches the semi-finals, countries like Spain, Brazil or Germany could become opponents.
The semi-final matches will be held on Friday 17 December.
The semi-finals were played at 17.30 or 20.30.
The World Cup final will be held on Sunday 19 December.
The time is at 17.30 in the Palau d’Esports de Granollers which seats a maximum of 5,685 spectators. The Bronze Final was played at 14:30 the same day.
Thus all Norwegian matches are shown live on TV3. Many other matches will also be shown on this channel, while the World Cup will be shown on Viasat platforms.
The licensed Nent Group sends 22 employees to Spain. Ørjan Bjørnstad will lead the broadcasts from the WC arenas with Karoline Dyhre Breivang and Ole Erevik as experts from the start. In the end, Hammersing’s puppy Eden also joined the expert team.
World Cup groups like this
A: Frankric, Montenegro, Angola, Slovenia.
B: RHF (Russia), Serbia, Cameroon, Poland.
A: Norway, Romania, Kazakhstan, Iran.
D: Netherlands, Sweden, Puerto Rico, Uzbekistan.
E: Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia.
Group F: Denmark, South Korea, Tunisia, Congo.
Group G: Croatia, Japan, Brazil, Paraguay.
Group H: Spain, Austria, Argentina, China.
Previous World Cup Winners
2019: Holland. 2017: France. 2015: Norway. 2013: Brazil. 2011: Norway. 2009: Russia. 2007: Russia. 2005: Russia. 2003: France. 2001: Russia. 1999: Norway. 1997: Denmark. 1995: South Korea. 1993: Germany. 1990: Soviet Union. 1986: Soviet Union. 1982: Soviet Union. 1978: East Germany. 1975: East Germany. 1973: Yugoslavia. 1971: East Germany. 1965: Hungary. 1962: Romania. 1957: Czechoslovakia.
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