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Handball Team Starts Asia Championships With Victory

Handball Team Starts Asia Championships With VictoryHandball Team Starts Asia Championships With Victory

Iran’s national handball team took a bold step in the 18th Asian Handball Championships in South Korea by defeating Uzbekistan.

According to Asianhandball.org, Iran beat its rival on Friday 37-18 in the first group match.

The team is in group A with Uzbekistan and Japan. Iran will face Japan in the last group match today.

In the first half, the Iranians scored 19 points against the Uzbeks with 12 points. Going into the second half, Iran scored 18 points versus 6 points for the other side.

Held in Suwon, South Korea, from January 18 to 28, the tournament acts as the Asian qualifier for the 2019 World Men’s Handball Championship, slated for January 2019 in Denmark and Germany.

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