Iranian Teams Finish 9th and 11th at Asian Handball Club League C’ship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian teams Foolad Mobarakeh and Zagros Eslamabad came 9th and 11th respectively at the 22nd Asian Men’s Club League Championship.
Zagros lost to Al-Kuwait, Qatar’s Al-Arabi and Al-Sharja of UAE, South Korean SK Hawks and Al-Arabi of Kuwait and finished 11th without earning a single win.
Foolad, another Iranian team, came ninth in the competition after losing to Qatar's Al-Wakrah, Al-Wehdah of Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bar Bar of Bahrain and beating Al-Arabi of Kuwait.
The competition is being held in Samcheok, South Korea from November 7 to 17.
The Asian Handball Club League Championship is the official competition organized by Asian Handball Federation for the men's handball clubs of Asia, and takes place every year.
In addition to crowning the Asian champion, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the IHF Super Globe.