Men’s handball: Dinamo Bucharest fails to qualify to Champions League last sixteen round
Dinamo Bucharest men’s handball team has failed to qualify to the Champions Leagua last sixteen round, being defeated at home, on Thursday, by Sporting Lisbon 27-26 (11-15), in the second round of the play-off.
Dinamo had been defeated also in Lisbon, in the first round, 32-31.
Dinamo led 15-11 at halftime, but the second half had a poor game. Sporting leveled the score in the 43rd minute (19-19) and then took the lead, with the Romanian champions missing important opportunities.
Dinamo scorers: Răzvan Gavriloaia 6 goals, Andras Szasz 6, Kamel Alouini 4, Vitali Komogorov 3, Hugo Descat 2, Amine Bannour 2, Ante Kuduz 1, Seyed Alireza Mousavi 1, Nicuşor Negru 1.
Sporting scorers: Valentin Ghionea 3 goals, Frankis Carol Marzo 8, Carlos Ruesga Pasarin 5, Tiago Rocha 4, Fabio Rocha Chiuffa 2, Pedro Solha 2, Edmilson Araujo 1, Pedro Veitia Valdez 1, Ivan Nikcevic 1.