Iran to Play Pakistan in Asian Beach Handball Championship Opener
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran will take on Pakistan on Friday in the 5th Asian Men's Beach Handball Championship.
The event will feature six teams in the men's section while five teams will vie for the top honor in the women's category.
The Asian Men's Beach Handball Championship will serve as a qualifying tournament for the next world championship which will be held in Budapest, Hungary.
The Iranian team will play Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Vietnam and Pakistan in a round-robin format.
In the women's category the teams participating are Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Vietnam, Turkmenistan and Jordan.
The fifth Asian Men's and Women's Beach Handball Championships will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (SQSC) in Muscat from May 1-7.