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Loppan

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The Handball European Championships '04 started today.

As a swede I'm hoping that Sweden will win but somehow I don't think so. Maybe it has something to do with how bad they played in WC '03 but they are defending champions.

The teams that might win is Germany, France, Croatia, Russia, Spain. I hold Denmark as an outsider.
 

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    Todays result

    Russia - Switzerland 28 - 20
    Spain - Croatia 29 - 30
    Czech - Hungary 25 - 30
    France - Poland 29 - 25
    Sweden - Ukrainia 31 - 25 :D
    Denmark - Portugal 36 - 32
    Iceland - Slovenia 28 - 34
    Germany - Serbia/M. 26 - 28
     
    Aug 1, 2003
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    :LOL:
    pardon my ignorance but I'm a bit confused, is handball similar to Malaysia's bola baling? its basically just passing the ball around and scoring it at the goal net (something like instead of FOOTball, its HANDball)
     

    IncuboRossonero

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    Is this like Jeopardy where you get the answer and then have to ask the question to get it right....OK OK let me try....

    Answer: HANDBALL

    Question: hmmmm "What sport does Ciro Ferrara play while everyone around him is playing football??"

    ;) "All in good fun Zebras"
     
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    23 Jan results

    Hungary - Iceland 32 - 29

    Serbia/M. - France 20 - 23

    Slovenia - Czech 37 - 33

    Poland - Germany 32 - 41
     

    Zlatan

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    ++ [ originally posted by Loppan ] ++
    The Handball European Championships '04 started today.

    As a swede I'm hoping that Sweden will win but somehow I don't think so. Maybe it has something to do with how bad they played in WC '03 but they are defending champions.

    The teams that might win is Germany, France, Croatia, Russia, Spain. I hold Denmark as an outsider.

    You're right, I dont think Sweden can do it either. They have to rejuvenate their team, the mighty generation that was the biggest force in world handball inthe last decade is too old now.

    IMO Croatia are going to take it, but I see Holland as a major thread in the future.
     
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    Sweden won the youth world championship last year so I think the national team will get better but they won't win this year.
     
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    Jan 24

    Switzerland - Sweden 24 - 35 :D
    Ukraina - Russia 27 - 29
    Portugal - Spain 27 - 33
    Croatia - Denmark 26 - 25
     

    Sid

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    ++ [ originally posted by Loppan ] ++
    Jan 24

    Switzerland - Sweden 24 - 35 :D
    Ukraina - Russia 27 - 29
    Portugal - Spain 27 - 33
    Croatia - Denmark 26 - 25
    wait until sweden meet croatia:D
     
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    Jan 25

    Ukraine - Switzerland 22 - 25
    Sweden - Russia 27 - 30 :down:
    Portugal - Croatia 32 - 32
    Denmark - Spain 24 - 20
    Iceland - Czech 30 - 30
    Slovenia - Hungary 29 - 29
    Germany - France 29 - 29
    Serb./M. - Poland 38 - 29
     

    Sid

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    ++ [ originally posted by Loppan ] ++
    Jan 25

    Ukraine - Switzerland 22 - 25
    Sweden - Russia 27 - 30 :down:
    Portugal - Croatia 32 - 32
    Denmark - Spain 24 - 20
    Iceland - Czech 30 - 30
    Slovenia - Hungary 29 - 29
    Germany - France 29 - 29
    Serb./M. - Poland 38 - 29
    dont feel bad...Russia is nothing compare to croatia :D:cool:
     
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    Russia's 42-year old goalie was a nightmare for the swede in the game.
    And for Croatia; we'll see tomorrow how it goes....
     

    Zambrotta

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    Lavrov didn't make any spectacular saves. It was actually the swedes who was shooting straight at him. He didn't even have to move.
    If our young players didn't have all those nerves we could have won yesterday.
     

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