9 January 2017
Frontrunner of group B, which will take place in Metz, Spain has completed its preparation with a victory at Irun international tournament. After beating Poland (30-20) and Argentina (38-25), the last European Championship runners-up signed a third success on sunday against Qatar (32-27). With five goals each, the two wingers from Barcelona, Valero Rivera and Victor Tomas, were decisive, as Rafael Capote for Qatar (5 goals also). A great sign four days before their entry in the competition, against Iceland on Thursday (20:45). The Qataris will start on Friday, against Egypt (14:00).
A bit earlier, Polish and Argentinians drew 26-26 in the other game. The first ones will face Norway on Thursday (20:45) and the second ones, with in forms Diego Simonet et Federico Vieyra (7 goals each), will have a huge match against Denmark on Friday (20:45).