Asian Junior Handball Championship: Iran Held by Japan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran drew with Japan in the 2018 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship on Friday.
Two teams shared the spoils in a 19-19 draw in Group II of the competition underway at the Al-Saada Indoor Hall in Salalah, Oman.
The Iranian team has already defeated India 48-17, Yemen 49-19 and Oman 26-17 in Group D.
Iran will play Qatar and Saudi Arabia on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
The 2018 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship, which is the 16th edition of the championship, is underway in Oman from July 16 to 26 under the aegis of Asian Handball Federation.
It acts as the qualification tournament for the 2019 Men's Junior World Handball Championship.
Top three teams from the championship will directly qualify for the Junior World Championship to be held in Spain.