China beat Azerbaijan 35:26 and now will play for 5-8 places. Azerbaijan will take place in mini competition for 9-12 places.China has 6 points, like Great Britain who plays against Colombia (4 points). If these three teams will gain 6 points each, then goal difference in matches between them will count. In this case China has negative goal difference and will stay out of semis.
Great Britain has to beat Colombia with the difference of 5 (or 4) goals. In any other case the second semi-finalist from group A will be Great Britain.
The best players of the match were named, from the national team of China He Zheng (RW), from the national team of Azerbaijan Sabir Nazaraliev (RB).
Sujie Yao, Coach of britain: We ara very satisfied. We tried our best to get to semis. We have a new generation of Chinese players an it was important to get through. We knew that we will do our best.
Rashad Huseinov (Head coach of Azerbaijan): In order to fight for 5-8th places, we would have won, but, we did not manage to prepare for this game. Now we have to focuse on the next games. We will compete for 9-12, and our desire is to take the highest position.