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Match schedule of the 2017 IHF Women’s World Championship released

The International Handball Federation and the Organising Committee of the 2017 IHF Women’s World Championship released the competition’s match schedule. The matches of the four preliminary round groups in Trier, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Oldenburg and Leipzig will all be midday and evening sessions.

“The schedule will help fans to decide which tickets to buy,” Thomas Freyer, Project Leader World Championships explains. “However, there may still be some minor changes to the throw-off times.” Tickets can be purchased here:

According to the present match schedule, the German national handball team open their World Championship campaign on Friday, 1 December at 19:00 against Cameroon. The match in the Arena Leipzig will be the opening match of the championship.

The German team led by Michael Biegler and Sports Director of the German Handball Federation, Wolfgang Sommerfeld, will then face Republic of Korea (3 December, 18:00), Serbia (5 December, 18:00), China (6 December, 18:00), and the Netherlands in their last preliminary round match on 8 December, 18:00.

Download the complete match schedule of the 2017 World Championship as PDF file.