Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News today: 19

Vardar retains SEHA title

Handball club Vardar retained late Sunday the title in regional league SEHA after beating Croatia’s PPD Zagreb 26:24 in the final held in Skopje.

This is Vardar’s fourth title in the league’s seventh edition, finishing the season with 19 wins and only one draw.

The match was close throughout, with the European champions holding a slim lead that proved decisive in the end.

Dainis Kristopans and Luka Cindric were Vardar’s best players with five goals each, while Zlatko Horvat was the final’s top scorer with eight goals.

Earlier in the day, Slovenia’s Celje beat Belarus’ Meshkov Brest 31:28 in the third-place match.