The Tokyo Olympics handball men's qualifying league began on the 24th, and Group B Japan played against Denmark, who won the gold medal in the previous tournament in the first match, and lost 30 to 47.
The men's handball qualifying league will be held at the Yoyogi National Stadium in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. 12 teams will be divided into 2 groups of 6 teams to fight in a round-robin manner, and the top 4 teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals.
Group B Japan played against Denmark, who won the gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games last time.
From the beginning, Japan was pushed by the height and speed of the opponent and continued to concede goals, returning the first half 14 to 25.
In the second half, he lowered the goalkeeper and aggressively attacked with a tactic of attacking with all seven players, but he was able to score long shots in quick succession with no players, and the match proceeded with the opponent's advantage until the end.
Japan lost to Denmark 30-47 and couldn't win the first Olympic Games, which they played for the first time in eight tournaments.
On the 26th, Japan will face Sweden, who won second place in this year's world championship.
8 points, the most in the team Motoki "I was in a hurry in the first half"
Hiroki Motoki, who scored eight goals, the most in the team, recalled the game, saying, "In the first half, we were in a hurry and couldn't make our own handball."
After that, he said, "We will work together to make history so that we can show Japan that is world-class."Keywords: