17 January 2017
Lille’s Pierre-Mauroy Stadium is almost fully booked for the French team’s eighth-final, a match which could break the handball attendance world record (28,010 maximum capacity). But tickets are still on sale. Beating of Russia (35:24) on Tuesday at Nantes’ Hall XXL, the Experts are sure to finish first in their group and to play their first knockout match on Saturday (January 21th), at 18:00. They will meet the fourth team of Group B for a place in quarter-final of the World Championship.