Iran routed Afghanistan in Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championships

Iran routed Afghanistan in Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championships 9 May 2017

Middle East Press: the Iranian men’s national beach handball team has routed Afghanistan in the preliminary round of the sixth edition of Asian Men’s & Women’s Beach Handball Championship in Thailand.

On Monday, the Iranians pulled off a sweeping 2-0 (20-11 and 16-9) win against the Afghan outfit in their opening Group B fixture.

The Asian Men’s & Women’s Beach Handball Championship kicked off in Pattaya, Thailand, on May 8, and will wrap up on May 15, 2017.

The top three teams will qualify for the Beach Handball World Championship, which is scheduled to be held in Sochi, Russia, next year.

Iran is pitted against Afghanistan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam in Group B. Chinese Taipei, Oman, Qatar and Uzbekistan are drawn in Group A.

Source: Press TV

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