Europe 1 with AFP 7:35 p.m., December 11, 2021, modified at 7:36 p.m., December 11, 2021

The qualification for the quarter-finals of the World-2021 was not very far and they succeeded.

After a tense match against Serbia on Saturday, the French women's handball team qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Championship.

The French handball players, Olympic champions in Tokyo four months ago, qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2021 World Cup in Granollers (Spain), thanks to their 22-19 victory against Serbia, early Saturday evening.

The teammates of Coralie Lassource signed their fifth victory in this World Championship on Saturday and are guaranteed with 8 points to finish in one of the first two places in group I. They will not know their opponent in the quarterfinals until the end of the last meetings of the main round on Monday evening.