HC ALKALOID – HC NEXE 29:30 (19-14)

Sports center in Stara Pazova

HC ALKALOID: Galevski, Trajkovski, Markoski 1, Djonov 2, Mladenovikj 4, Serafimov 3, Karasmanakis, Stojkovic 1, M. Mitev 7, Gjorgiev 3, Velkovski, Omeragikj 2, Bingo 3, Kofiloski, D. Mitev, Savrevski 3

Seven-meter throws: 7/8 Suspensions: 10 min.

HC NEXE: Car, Kuzmanovic, Racic 4, Rakic 2, Hromin 5, Vejin 4, Srsen 1, Moslavac, Manci-Micevic, Velkavrh 1, Bezjak 4, Strlek 2, Moscanic, Cenic, Cohen 4

Seven-meter throws: 5/6 Suspensions: 10 min.

HC Alkaloid is concluding the second phase of its preparations for the Super League Playoff in Macedonia by engaging in friendly matches at the sports center in Stara Pazova. The Croatian vice-champion Nexe served as our team’s practice opponent, engaging in two friendly matches. Following HC Alkaloid’s triumph yesterday (29-27), today the Croatian team secured a narrow victory with a one-goal difference (30-29).

Following a balanced beginning in which HC Nexe held a slight advantage, HC Alkaloid seized control and asserted dominance until the conclusion of the first half. We leveled the score at 5-5, subsequently taking the lead with a two-goal margin (10-8). As the first half unfolded, our team got even better, extending the lead to a five-goal advantage (16-11), maintaining this difference until halftime (19-14).

In the second half, our opponent successfully erased a two-goal deficit after ten minutes of play, yet we maintained a three-goal lead until the final ten minutes. Starting from a score of 26-23 in favor of HC Alkaloid, HC Nexe narrowed it down to 25-26. Subsequently, they showcased their best performance, initiating a 3-0 streak to secure a lead of 28-27.

HC Alkaloid leveled the score at 28-28 and 29-29, however Nexe netted the last goal.

Marko Mitev, netting seven goals, and Mihajlo Mladenovikj, with four goals, were HC Alkaloid’s best scorers today.