Team Qatar off to Iran for Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championship

World Sports

DOHA – Qatar’s senior beach handball team will leave Doha Friday to Tehran to  participate in the eighth edition of  Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championship which will be held in Iran from March 22nd to 28th and qualifies for the World Championships to be hosted by Greece next June.

 

Team Qatar’s delegation is headed by the Qatar’s Handball Association’s Assistant Secretary General Mr. Khalifa Tiaseer Al Jassim alongwith technical and administrative staff and 12 players.

 

Six teams will participate in the tournament: Qatar, Oman, Iran, Vietnam, the Philippines, and India.

 

The Qatari team will start its campaign against the Philippines on the opening day, March 22nd, facing Oman on the following day, playing third match with India on March 25th, fourth match with Vietnam on March 26th, and concludes its matches against Iran on the 28th of the same month.

 

First and second teams qualify for the World Championships in Greece.

 

Qatar team was crowned with the title of the last edition of the Championship, which was held in China in 2019, after defeated Oman 2-0 in the final match.

 

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee

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