Handball Women's World Championship Japan 2nd league first match Kuroshiki December 8 21:31
The handball women's world championship held in Kumamoto Prefecture was the first match of the second league, and Japan lost to Montenegro 26-30.
Japan, which is ranked 13th in the world ranking, passed through the primary league in 3rd place with 3 wins and 2 losses, and advanced to the 2nd league where 12 teams were divided into two groups.
Japan faced Montenegro, which ranked 27th in the world in the first match of the second league held in Kumamoto City on the 8th, and suffered from the opponent ’s high attack, 11:14 finished the first half.
However, in the second half, the opponent's defense was not broken easily, and it was thrown out to the end by counter-attack.
In the second league, the top two teams will advance to the semi-finals, and Japan will play 15th place Spain on the 10th.