Nils Emig is in the quarterfinals with Germany

Nils Emig is in the quarterfinals with Germany

Nils Emig (left, here at the Goalball Supercup in Marburg) has reached the quarterfinals of the Goalball World Cup with the German national team.

Group stage over, minimum goal achieved: The German national goalball team is on target at the World Cup in Portugal. A big part awaits Nils Emig from SSG Blista Marburg and his teammates in the quarter-finals in top favorite China on Thursday (15 December).

Matosinhos/Marburg. With a 14:6 win against Algeria, the German national goalball team on Wednesday (14 December) secured fourth place in their preliminary round group at the World Cup in Portugal and thus a place in the quarter-finals. “That was the minimum target, so we can be satisfied,” says Nils Emig. The 24-year-old national player of Bundesliga club SSG Blista Marburg met China with the German team led by former SSG player Michael Dennis at 12:30pm German time on Thursday (December 15). The Asians topped the second group and are among the top favorites in the continental tournament.

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