The SG Flensburg-Handewitt has prematurely reached the round of 16 in the Handball European League. The Bundesliga team won their home game against the Icelandic representative Valur Reykjavik 33:30 (16:14).

    As a result, the North Germans, as leaders in Group B with 12:2 points, can no longer be dislodged from one of the top four places.

    In front of the 1714 spectators in the Flensburg Arena, Aaron Mensing was the hosts’ most successful thrower with eight goals. Benedikt Oskarsson also scored eight goals for Iceland.