In their third Champions League match, Nantes defeated Elverum with relative ease, winning 41-30. The match was one of the teams’ groups matches. The French club now shares second place with another team in its group.
On Thursday, after the third day of the Champions League, Nantes defeated Elverum from Norway by a score of 41-30, which allowed them to move up to fourth place in group B.
After that, The H, led by its center-half Aymeric Minne, who scored seven goals on seven shots, had another victory over the Hungarians of Szeged (35-30).
Eleven days remain until the conclusion of the group stage, and the Nantes will defend their fourth place the next week against the Slovenians of Celje. Celje is now ranked sixth in group B following their loss to Barcelona by a score of 38-30.
The lads on Grégory Cojean’s team, who are now leading the Starligue, are having a fantastic beginning to the new campaign. Only Kielce was able to bring down the H, who was defeated by the monster PSG in the Champions Trophy.
In a red-hot H Arena, the handball players from Nantes gained command of the game in the middle of the first half by handing Elverum a 7-0 defeat, which brought the score from 9-9 to 16-9 in their favor. Their performance was only detracted from by the fact that their promising pivot Théo Molnar (21) was taken out of the game in the final 10 minutes of the contest.
An announcement was made on Thursday that Ahmed Hadjali, a former player for Nantes who went on to win the French championship with Ivry in 2007, had passed away after a protracted illness. Before their chanting, the Nantes fans paid their final respects to Hadjali, who was a figure in the French championship.