Iran proceeds to the next round of Beach Handball C’ships

TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Iran lost the final match of preliminary round to Croatia but managed to advance to the next stage of 2018 Beach Handball World Championships.

In Wednesday match, Iran suffered a 2-0 loss (23-22, 22-17) to reigning champions Croatia.

Iranian team was in Pool A of the completion along with Croatia, Uruguay and Argentina. One win against Uruguay and 2 losses to Croatia and Argentina were the results of Iran in this stage.

Iran has pitted along Spain, Croatia, Hungary, Uruguay and Vietnam in Group I of the next stage and they will face the Spanish squad on Thursday.

Quarter-final will be held by the top four teams of Group I and Group II.

Men’s Beach Handball World Championships kicked off on July 24 at the Kazan Beach Sports Complex and will end on July 29.

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