Led for 50 minutes, the Blue finally turned the tide at the end of the game to win against Montenegro this Friday (24-23), for their entry into the competition in the Euro handball.
Shifted to the left, Chloé Valentini sealed this short success at the end while the French have never scored more than two goals in this meeting, and up to five behind.
Olivier Krumbholz's players equalized at 20-20 after chasing after the scoreline for much of the match.
Goalkeeper Cléopatre Darleux deflected a 7-meter throw at 22-21.
Relieved, the defending champions take the lead of group A and will meet Slovenia on Sunday (6.15 p.m.), then Denmark, the host country, next Tuesday (8.30 p.m.) for a place in the main round.
France 24 ⚡ 23 Montenegro
A successful start, we confirm from Sunday against Slovenia
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