Iranian handball players win first match in Asian c’ships

TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – Iran's Men's Junior Handball team commandingly defeated India in the 16th edition of the Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship.

In their first match, the Iranian handball players beat India 48 to 17 on Monday.

Some 15 teams from different parts of Asia are competing in the tournament.

The national Iranian team is pitted in the Group D along with national teams of Oman, India and Yemen.

The Iranian handball players will take on Yemen in their second match.

Mehdi Rahbari is coaching the Iranian squad in the competitions.

The 16th edition of the Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship started today July 15 in Salalah, Oman and will end on July 25, 2018.

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