Asian Beach Handball Championship: Iran Beats UAE

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran defeated the UAE 2-0 (17-8, 12-10) in the 2017 Asian Beach Handball Championship on Wednesday.

مسابقات هندبال ساحلی قهرمان کشور در بوشهر

The Iranian team started the campaign with a 2-0 (20-11, 16-9) win over Afghanistan and lost to Vietnam 2-1 (14-13, 15-18, 9-8) in Group B.

Iran has been scheduled to face host Thailand on Friday.

The tournament has brought a total of nine teams together in Pattaya, Thailand.

Qatar, who has won the 2011, 2013 and 2015 editions, has been drawn in Group A along with Chinese Taipei, Oman, and Uzbekistan.

The top three teams will qualify for the Beach Handball World Championship, which is scheduled to be held in Sochi, Russia, next year.

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