France join Israel as the two teams that have qualified for the European Championship’s tournament proper, which is due to be held in Split at the end of this Summer. France secured qualification with a 12-7 victory today over Portugal, while Israel, who had already qualified before today’s game with Malta, beat the hosts easily (19-6).
France 12-7 Portugal (2-0, 3-2, 2-4, 5-1)
Malta 6-19 Israel (0-3, 3-5, 2-6, 1-5)
Croatia (Hosts), Hungary, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Russia (TBC), Greece, Serbia, Germany, Romania, Israel, France