The pioneers of Zoran Petkovski and Nikola Bisinov welcomed the older competition of Metalurg. The guests came in SC Jane Sandanski with boys that play within the cadet's category. However, Metalurg managed to win narrowly with 17:16. For Vardar, which is 2nd in the pioneer's category right behind Metalurg, this was the 2nd defeat in the 2018/19 season, both defeats from Metalurg.
The 1st half was even, but the red-black team had the initiative. The result on halftime was 8:7 in favour of the red-black team. The mistakes we made in the 2nd half, brought a narrow victory to the guest. After the last draw of 12:12, Metalurg reached a lead of 3 goals (14:17).
In the last 2-3 minutes, we reduced to 16:17, and although the last attack was ours, we made a fault and did not draw. Our Viktor Trifunovski scored 6 goals and was the best scorer.
Vardar – Metalurg 16:17 (8:7)