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Iceland Beats Latvia in Handball

The Icelandic national team in men’s handball beat Latvia 29-25 yesterday in the preliminary qualifying round for the 2012 European Handball Championship in Serbia.


Icelandic handball fans. Photo by Geir Ólafsson.

On Sunday, Iceland will play against Austria in Reykjavík, which will be a duel for a seat in the championship, Morgunbladid reports.

“It will be about life and death for both teams. We will play against them in the final for a seat in the main competition,” commented Iceland’s coach Gudmundur Gudmundsson.

“It is in many ways a dream to get the chance to play such an important game on our home court, and I just hope that we will have a full house,” he added.

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