Qatar to face hosts Kuwait in Asian Men’s Handball Championship

KUWAIT, Holders Qatar’s handball team will shake hands with Kuwaiti counterparts in the conclusion of the main round of 19th Asian Men’s Handball Championship in Kuwait on Thursday.

Team Qatar have already booked their place in 2021 World Championship in Egypt, following a comfortable 31-25 victory over Iran on Tuesday.

Qatar are pooled in Group B of this year’s Asian Championship alongside Japan and China. Group A includes Bahrain, Iran and New Zealand while Group C comprises South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Australia. Hosts Kuwait, UAE, Hong Kong and Iraq form Group D.

After the preliminary stage in Kuwait, top two teams from each group, divided into two groups, will feature in the main round before the event advances to the semi-finals.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee