Unexpected rivals – Sweden and Iceland to play 6 days before WCh

Decision of IHF Council,  to allocate two places for Qatar to Saudi Arabia and Iceland after withdrawal of Bahrain and UAE , sparked a lot of reaction in handball world, but also caused unexpected troubles to the new rivals in Group C – Sweden and Iceland. The teams from Northern Europe have already arranged their friendly encounter for January 9, without expectation that could be drawed in the same group for WCh 2015, which starts six days later!Match will be played in magnificent Kristianstad Arena. Four days before, Sweden will meet Denmark in the first test before Qatar. ← Previous Story Saudi Arabia and Iceland to take last two tickets for Qatar 2015! Next Story → Kielce’s action for Tomasz Strząbała!