Qatar junior handball team lose first match in Round 2 of Asian Championship

Muscat, Qatar’s Junior Handball Team lost 17/19 to Saudi Arabia in their first match in the second round of the 16th Asian Championship held here today in the Omani city of Salalah.

Qatar will play their next match in the second round on Saturday against Iran. Iran and Japan are with Qatar in the same group. I their third match of round 2 Qatar will meet Japan on Sunday.

14 national teams are participating in the 16th Asian Junior Handball Championship, which runs through July 26.

Head of Qatari delegation to the tournament Khalifa Tayseer expressed regret for the loss of a game that was within reach, especially in the beginning of the second half, where many opportunities were lost.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee