Iran Suffers Second Defeat at Asian Women’s Junior Handball Championship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran lost to Japan in its second match of the 2015 Asian Women’s Junior Handball Championship on Friday.

Iran Suffers Second Defeat at Asian Women’s Junior Handball Championship

Iran was defeated against Japan 31-21.

The Iranian team, who had lost to China 32-25 in its first match, will play Uzbekistan on Saturday.

The 13th edition of Asian Women's Junior Handball Championship opened in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on August 6, and will finish on August 14.

A total of seven teams, including host Kazakhstan, Iran, South Korea, China, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Japan are competing in round-robin format. The top five teams will advance to the IHF Women's Junior World Championship in Russia.

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