Qatar draw with Iran in Asian Youth Handball Championship

Salalah, OMAN , Qatar’s youth handball team were held to 26-26 draw in the second round match against Iran on Saturday in the prestigious 16th Asian Men’s Youth Handball Championship taking place in Omani city of Salalah on Saturday.

In the second match , Japan defeated Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 26-23, which means all teams have chance to book place in the semifinals stage encounters on Sunday.

In Sunday’s fixtures, Qatar team will shake hands with Japan and Saudi Arabi will lock horns against Iran.

In this Asian handball championship, Qatar is pooled in group B alongside Iraq and Syria, while group A includes, South Korea, Japan, China and Lebanon, group C includes KSA, Bahrain, Uzbekistan and China Taipei and group D includes Oman, Iran, India and Yemen.

2018 Asian Men’s Junior Handball Championship serves as qualifying tournament for 2019 Men’s Junior World Handball Championship scheduled in Spain.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee