TEHRAN– The Iranian national handball team will take part at the tournament in Doha, Qatar.
The tournament will be held in January with participation of Qatar, Iran, Oman and Algeria.
The event comes in light of the preparation for the 18th Asian Handball Championship to be staged in South Korea in January 2018. The event will serve as a qualification tournament for the 2019 IHF World Handball Championship.
Iran has been drawn in Group A along with Japan and Iraq. Group B consists of Bahrain, Uzbekistan, Oman and Australia.
Nine-time winner South Korea, India, Bangladesh and the UAE are in Group C and Qatar, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand and China have been drawn in Group D.
Iran won a bronze medal in 2014.
date: 14 November 2017 id: 15009 source: Tasnim