Fifteen of the 16 qualifiers for the knockout phase of the Men's Junior World Handball Championship have now been determined.
Group A and Group C fixtures were contested today with Slovenia, hosts Spain, Serbia and Tunisia advancing from the former.
Croatia, Brazil, Portugal and Hungary are through from Group C.
In Group A today, leaders Slovenia edged out Serbia 30-28 at Complejo Deportivo de As Travesas in Vigo, while second-place Spain saw off Japan 28-22.
Tunisia were 30-23 winners against the United States.
In Group C’s games at Pavillón Municipal de Deportes in Pontevedra, table-toppers Croatia comfortably defeated Bahrain 32-23.
Brazil eased past Kosovo 36-22 and Portugal triumphed 36-28 against Hungary.
Action is scheduled to continue tomorrow with the final round of fixtures in all four groups.
The other teams guaranteed last-16 berths are Egypt, Sweden, France, Germany, Denmark, Iceland and Norway.