BAHRAIN, QATAR CRUISE INTO ASIAN HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

MANAMA, Bahrain, Bahrain will meet Qatar in the final of the 17th Asian Men's Handball Championships on Thursday (tomorrow), after they beat Japan and Saudi Arabia, respectively, on Tuesday.

Bahrain defeated Japan 29-23, while Qatar smashed Saudi Arabia 22-13.

The tournament has two groups; the first includes Qatar, Japan, South Korea, Oman and Syria, while the second features Bahrain, Lebanon, China, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Iran.

The first four teams have qualified for the world handball championships, to be held in France next year.

Source: BNA