Less pressure for the Blues before their next match against Iran, counting for the main round of the Handball World Cup.

Thanks to Spain's success against Slovenia, the France team is guaranteed to see the quarter-finals.

The Blues (6 pts) can no longer be joined in one of the first two places in Group I of the main round either by Slovenia (4 pts) or by Montenegro (2 pts), which they will overtake in the event of a final tie after beating them.

The reigning Olympic champions dominated the Slovenians in the first round (35-31) and the Montenegrins on Wednesday (35-24).

Final for first place against Spain

They will face, after the modest Iranians, Spain (8 pts), also qualified, on Sunday with the challenge of first place in the group.

It would allow them to face the second group III (Germany, Norway, Netherlands or Serbia) and not the first.

The quarter-final of the Blues is scheduled for Wednesday in Gdansk.


Handball World Cup: The Blues open the way to the quarters by knocking out Montenegro


Handball World Cup: The Blues easily qualify for the main round

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