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Brazil Ties Cuba in Handball friendly
    2008-12-21 10:05:06     Xinhua

The Brazilian men's national handball team tied Cuba 27-27 in the second match of the friendly series between the teams on Saturday.

In the first friendly, Brazil beat Cuba 28-17.

"Cuba is quite good. We knew that the second game would be quite different than the first. In the first one, we played very well. In Saturday's game, we made many mistakes and were off target when trying to score," said Brazil coach Washington Nunes.

"Towards the end of the game, we were three goals behind. However, the team pulled together and we were able to tie. We were happy with the result."

The coach said the friendly games were the preparations for the world handball championships which will be held in Croatia from Jan. 16 to Feb. 1.

 
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