Visit IAAF special preview page
Nov 26 - Dec 8, 2019
Visit IAAF special preview page
Visit IAAF special preview page

Al Wakrah begins Asian campaign with a victory

The Qatar League champions overcome Iran’s Foolad in a thrilling tie in Samcheok, South Korea.
1
Al Wakrah made a winning start to their Asian Championship campaign in South Korea. Photo: Qatar Handball Association Twitter

Qatar League champions Al Wakrah began their campaign in the Asian Club Handball Championships in Samcheok, South Korea, on a strong note on Thursday.
In a thrilling Group B game, Wakrah defeated Iranian side Foolad 33-31. They will next play Saudi Arabia’s Al Wahda on Sunday,
Meanwhile, Emir’s Cup winners Al Arabi will open their campaign in Group A with a match against Iran’s Zagros on Friday.

The top two teams from each group will progress to the semifinals. The annual competition brings together 11 teams from around the continent.