Bahrain clinch historic victory against Japan 32-30 in 2020 Tokyo Olympics | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Bahrain clinch historic victory against Japan 32-30 in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Agencies | Tokyo

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Bahrain national handball team clinched an historic victory against country, host country, Japan, 32-30 in the fourth round of Group B as part of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Japan were leading 17-16 in the first half of the match which was played at Yoyogi National arena but the national team bounced Back to clinch the first ever victory in the history of Bahrain’s participation in the Olympic Games.

The national team thus total 2 points in the fourth plan while Japan remain in the bottom of the Group B table, with no points so far. In two matches in the same group, Egypt and Denmark will play, respectively, Sweden and Portugal.

Bahrain will take on Egypt in the fifth round of Group B, while Japan will take on Portugal on August 1.