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Iran downs Yemen in 2018 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship, progresses to next level

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The photo shows a view of the match between the Iran men’s national junior handball team (players in red) and Yemen at the 16th edition of the Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship in al-Saada Indoor Hall, Salalah, Oman, on July 17, 2018.

The Iran men’s national junior handball team has maintained its brilliant performance at the 16th edition of the Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship in Oman, and got a berth in the next round of the continental competitions.

The Iranian team, which had trounced the Indian outfit 48-17 in its opening match the previous day, defeated the Yemeni squad 49-19 in its second fixture at the al-Saada Indoor Hall in the southern Omani port city of Salalah on Tuesday.

The Iranian handball squad is scheduled to take on Oman on Wednesday.

The Iran men’s national junior handball team is drawn with India, Oman and Yemen in Group D of the sports event.

Group A consists of China, Japan, Lebanon and South Korea. Iraq is pitted against Qatar and Syria in Group B.

Bahrain, Chinese Taipei and Saudi Arabia form Group C.

The photo shows a view of the match between the Iran men’s national junior handball team (players in red) and Yemen at the 16th edition of the Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship in al-Saada Indoor Hall, Salalah, Oman, on July 17, 2018.

The 2018 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship kicked off on July 16, and will close on July 26, 2018.

It acts as the qualification tournament for the 2019 Men's Junior World Handball Championship.

The top three teams from the championship will directly qualify for the Junior World Championship to be held in Spain.


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