Thu Sep 14, 2017 08:37AM
The national Iranian men’s handball team
The national Iranian men’s handball team

The national Iranian men’s handball team has been drawn in Group A of the upcoming 2018 Asian Men's Handball Championship in South Korea.

During the official draw conducted on Wednesday, the Iranian outfit was put in Group A of the preliminary round of the continental sports event in the South Korean capital city of Seoul, and joined squads from Iraq and Japan.

Australia, Bahrain, Oman and Uzbekistan formed Group B in the forthcoming tournament.

Group C consists of Bangladesh, India, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.

China, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are in Group D.

The 2018 Asian Men's Handball Championship, which will be the 18th edition of the event, will kick off on January 18, and will wrap up on January 28.