Iran Handball Team Defeats Italy in Friendly

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian national handball team defeated Italy in a friendly match held in the European state on Tuesday night.

Iran Handball Team Defeats Italy in Friendly

In the match held at the Chieti, Italy, the Iranian team beat the European handball team 40-30.

Iran will also play Italy on Wednesday and Friday.

“It’s a good opportunity for us to prepare ourselves for the 2015 World Men’s Handball Championship,” Iran coach Borut Macek told reporters.

Iran has been drawn in Group B of the world championship, which will be held in Doha, Qatar from January 15 to February 1.

Iran has been pitted against Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Austria and Tunisia.

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