Iran Beats Oman in Qatar Handball International Tournament
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran handball team defeated Oman 32-24 on Sunday in the Qatar Four-Team International Tournament.
Borut Macek’s team, who is preparing for the 18th Asian Handball Championship, will face host Qatar on Tuesday.
Iran will meet Algeria on Thursday and then travel to South Korea to take part at the Asian championship.
The event will be held from Jan. 18 to 28 and serves as a qualification tournament for the 2019 IHF World Handball Championship.
Iran has been drawn in Group A along with Japan and Uzbekistan. Group B consists of Bahrain, Oman and Australia.
Nine-time winner South Korea, India, Bangladesh and the UAE are in Group C and Qatar, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand and China have been drawn in Group D.
Iran won a bronze medal in 2014.