Denmark made a statement at the opening game

The co-host nation won the first match at the WC by a huge margin (16:39, 4:22) vs. Chile, simply showing the world that this will be a gallop towards the throne for the Danes.

The best scorers were Mortensen with 8 goals for the winning side, and Salinas with 4 goals for the losing side.

Mads Mensah, player Denmark: It was a very good opening for us. We stood well in defence and made lots of goals from fast breaks (source: