Men’s Handball Team Defeats Israel to Qualify for Euro 2024 Skip to content

Men’s Handball Team Defeats Israel to Qualify for Euro 2024

By Ragnar Tómas

Photo: HSÍ (the Icelandic Handball Association).

The men’s national handball team defeated Israel in Tel Aviv yesterday. The victory means that Iceland has qualified for the 2024 European Men’s Handball Championship.

An eleven-goal victory in Tel Aviv

The Icelandic men’s handball team secured a convincing 37-26 victory against Israel at the Shlomo Group Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel, yesterday. As noted by, the Icelandic team had a 19-11 advantage at halftime and the victory was never in danger. Kristján Örn Kristjáns­son was Iceland’s top scorer with six goals.

The victory means that the Icelandic team has qualified for the 2024 European Mens Handball Championship. If Iceland beats Estonia in Reykjavík on Sunday, the team will finish top of the group, and will, therefore, go into the tournament in Germany in the top strength category when the groups are drawn at the final tournament in Germany.

Iceland’s match against Estonia will take place in the Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík on Sunday at 4 PM.

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