They were already 3:11 behind Landgraaf’s Dutch team. However, before the decisive battle in the 75kg freestyle class, Krefeld’s Philipp Haeffner and Muhammad Abdurachmanov reacted and Germany Krefeld led 24:22. Although Haeffner sold out at a high price, he lost to the Dutch 0: 3 and Germany suffered a loss of 24:25.
The Krefeld wrestlers then celebrated a surprise victory of 20:18 against leaders AC Mülheim am Rhein and scored impressively. Above all, Abdul-Malik Magomadov’s shoulder win was important, it gave Krefeld hope after a weak start. In the end, the last fight brought the decision: Nikolai van Berkum prevailed 2-0 and Krefeld celebrated the victory.
At the end of the first half of the season, KSV Germany Krefeld took second place behind leaders AC Mülheim am Rhein; both teams have 6: 2 points in the Oberliga. The second half of the season starts on Saturday (19:30, Felbelstraße 29) with a home match against TV Aachen-Walheim.