2022 Men's Handball C’ship: Iran Discovers Fate
- December, 07, 2021 - 08:17
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran learned its rivals at the 2022 Asian Men's Handball Championship on Monday.
Team Melli has been drawn in Group B along with Saudi Arabia, Australia and India.
The competition was supposed to be held with 18 teams but Thailand withdrew from the event.
The 2022 Men's Handball Championship will be held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia from January 18 to 31.
The competition was originally scheduled to be held in Shiraz, Iran but the Asian Handball Federation (AHF) decided to move the event to Saudi Arabia due to spread of COVID-19 in Iran.
It also acts as a qualification tournament for the 2023 World Men's Handball Championship, with the top five teams from the championship directly qualifying for the event to be jointly hosted by Poland and Sweden.
Group A:South Korea, Kuwait, Jordan, Singapore
Group B:Saudi Arabia, Iran, Australia, India
Group C:Qatar, UAE, Iraq, Oman
Group D: Japan, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Uzbekistan, Vietnam