Bulgaria hosted Serbia in an Under 19 Interr national match in Sofia. It was Bulgaria's first international at junior level
The hosts gave and excellent account of themselves and went into the half-time break with a 16 - 10 lead over their more experienced opponenets. Serbia, however, managed to claw this back in the 2nd half to emerge as 20 - 26 winners.
The match was an ideal opportunity for both nations to prepare for the Eurpean Under 19 Championship which will be held ion Belgrade in August of this year.