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Iceland beats Tunisia 36-30

Iceland won the game against Tunisia last night by six goals in the Handball World Championship in Germany and is now in the top of its round with four points.

“The two halves of the game were very different. The defense was awful in the first half, the players defended like schoolboys, no matter what I tried,” Iceland’s coach Alfred Gíslason said after the game. Fréttabladid reports.

By the end of the first half, Tunisia led by three goals. But in the second half, Iceland fought back with strong attacks and a strong defense. “The defense is the key to our success,” Gíslason said.

“Iceland usually follows a good game up with a defeat, so it was good to break up that pattern and show that it is no rule,” Gíslason continued. Iceland took France, the European champions, by surprise on Monday and won the game 32-24.

“I don’t think too much about what will happen in the long run. We should enjoy each game and have fun at the championship and see where it will take us,” Gíslason concluded.

Iceland plays Poland tonight.

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