Qatar handball team repeat victory over Iran

DOHA, The Qatari handball team defeated their Iranian counterparts 27/17 in the second friendly match held in Doha on Friday as part of preparations for the 18th Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.

In the first match held on Thursday, the Qatari team recorded a 26-16 victory.

Qatar will also play two matches with Portugal’s Lisbon in early August before departing for Indonesia for the Asian Games.

The draw for the handball competitions at the 18th Asian Games put the Qatari team in Group A alongside the teams of Iran and Malaysia, the second group included South Korea, Japan and Pakistan, the third group included Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong, and fourth group Bahrain, Taipei, India and Iraq.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee