After beating the Algerian selection in the qualifying tournament of the Handball World Championship co-organized by Sweden and Poland, the Atlas Lions will face North Macedonia. Here is what time and on which channel to follow this meeting live.
Reversed in the President’s Cup after their elimination from the first round of the World Handball Championship co-organized by Sweden and Poland, the Atlas Lions will face the Macedonian selection for their third group match where Tunisia and Algeria.
This meeting can be followed live on the third channel of the SNRT group, Arryadia, this Monday, January 23 from 6 p.m.
The President’s Cup aims to determine the final ranking from 32nd to 25th place. The other group is made up of Saudi Arabia, Chile, South Korea and Uruguay.
The Atlas Lions beat Algeria 28-27 on Saturday January 21, 2023 at the Orlen Arena in Plock in Poland. This is the first victory of the Moroccan team in this world championship against four defeats.
Noureddine Bouhaddiou’s men lost (25-30) against Tunisia on Thursday, January 19, during the first day of this pool. In the group stage of the World Cup, the national team was defeated three times: in front of the United States (27-28), Egypt (19-30) and Croatia (24-36).
As a reminder, the Moroccan team qualified for the 2023 World Cup by occupying third place at the last African Cup of Nations in Egypt, a rank it has occupied for the first time since 2006, in favor of the increase in the number of participating selections to 32 in the Tunis edition.
This is the 8th participation of the Moroccan handball team in a world championship after 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2007 and 2021. The best result of the Moroccan handball team in the world championship remains 17th place in the 1999 edition in Egypt.