handball Thanks to their success on Tuesday in Skopje against Germany (29-21), Les Bleues will play the semi-finals in Ljubljana on Friday
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Grace Zaadi (right) shoots past Germany's Emily Bolk (L) in the main round match of the European Women's Handball Championship between France and Germany, at the Boris Trajkovski Sports Hall, in Skopje, on November 15, 2022. — AFP
The French handball players have qualified for the last four. of Euro-2022 thanks to their success on Tuesday at; Skopje facing Germany (29-21). Les Bleues, still undefeated in this European Championship, ensured first place in their group offering them, in theory, a more affordable opponent in the semi-finals on Friday at Ljubljana.
Estelle Nze Minko's band has fulfilled its initial stated objective. Above all, she once again confirmed; the status of the French team, firmly established among the very best nations in the world with this fourth participation from to; the continuation of the last square of one Euro.
FIN DU MATCH 🇫🇷 29 – 21 🇩🇪
C'est terminé ! Les BLEUES continuent sur un sans faute avec une 5e victoire consécutive et se qualifient pour les 1/2 finales de l'EHF EURO 2022 🔥
RDV demain à 20H30 pour le dernier match du tour principal face à l'Espagne 🇫🇷⚡🇪🇸#BleuetFier #FRAALL pic.twitter.com/TcUH5gq4VY
— Equipes de France de Handball (@FRAHandball) November 15, 2022
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In nine international tournaments since the 2016 Olympics, they have not progressed to; side semi-finals only once, during the accident of the World Cup-2019 at; Kumamoto.
Like the Montenegrins on Sunday – who dropped out Tuesday the other Group II ticket for the last four –, the Germans only held the shock for about twenty minutes (7-6, 19th). Until the defense closes ranks. Meanwhile, Cléop&oacirc;acirc;tre Darleux (10 saves, 36 % in total) had been sickened by the fencers of the Nationalmannschaft who was playing its survival in the tournament.
Last meeting against; Spain
Before flying away Thursday morning for the Slovenian capital, host of the semi-finals and then the final, on Sunday, the French Olympic champions have a last meeting without stake to Skopje Wednesday (8:30 p.m.), face to face; Spain.
This final day of the main round must designate their rivals for a place in the final. It will not be Norway, already; qualified, if the band of Stine Oftedal, who fell from Les Bleues in the final of Euro-2020 and the World Cup-2021, remain undefeated in their group. Sweden, Denmark and Slovenia are the other nations in a position to qualify in this group and therefore meet the Blues.