Vardar beat PPD Zagreb 26:23 in the final of the SEHA regional handball league in Brest on Wednesday.

This is Vardar’s fifth title in the league and third in a row.

Vardar had a two-goal lead at halftime and managed to hold a slim advantage until the end.

Dainis Kristopans, the Final Four MVP, was Vardar’s best player with seven goals, while Timur Dibirov and Stas Skube had five each.

In the third-place match, hosts Meshkov Brest beat Nexe 24:19.