6 January 2017
A week before its first game of the World Championship, against Argentina in Paris next Friday, Denmark is still at home for the end of its preparation. The Olympic champions began Thursday the Bygma Cup, a competition with Hungary, Iceland and Egypt until Sunday. For their first match, at the Gigantium, in Aalborg, they dominated Hungarians (24-21), who were however leading at the half-time (10-8). But Niklas Landin, decisive with 12 saves, and his teammates managed well the end of the match, when Spanish coach of Hungary, Xavier Sabate, received a red card. For the visitors, Laszlo Nagy scored five goals.
Iceland won the other game against Egypt, 30-27. The tournament will continue on Friday, in Skjern, and then the teams will travel to Aarhus for the last matches on Sunday.