Iceland beats the Olympic Champion French team with 8 goals
There were still more than 2 minutes until the end of the match, but the audience of the Budapest arena was already standing applauding the winner of the game, the great-performing Icelander national team.
Since Halgrímson and his teammates beated the Olympic Champion Freches with 8 goals, who with the 29-21 result suffered their worst European Championship defeat. There was no weak point in the Icelandic team, which, of course, signed up to advance to the semi-finals.
Well, finally it wasn’t achieved, as on one hand, Island was surprisingly defeated by Croatia who until then couldn’t win any game in the second group phase, then despite the win against the Netherlands and France, on their last group match returning from a big disadvantage they beated also the until then flawless Danes by 30-29.