The second day of the IHF Men’s Emerging Nations Championship in Tbilisi, Georgia, started with a game of Group A – Colombia vs Azerbaijan. The game was tough with big amount of two minute suspensions, yellow and red cards. Despite of intensity, Colombia won both halves. The result of the first half was 17:15 and the result of the match – 35:30.
The player of the match from Azerbaijan was Ramazan Mamedov and the best among colombians, second time in row was Esteban Reatrepo.
After two games both teams won one and lost one.
Coach of colambia, Fernando Gonzalez Gutierrez: Our team was more concentrated today, played better in attack, defence and was fast on brake.
Coach of Azerbaijan, Rashad Huseynov: We played against a strong team, but my team played well too. We made mistakes and we must work on them. Many of our players have their first international experience. I have to say that I’m not satisfied with refereeing. Some decisions played their negative role.