Bahrain win third playoff match in Asian Handball Championship
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain eased past Iran 36-26 in the final match of the playoff phase of the 20th Asian Men’s Handball Championship.
The match kicked off at 4 pm at the arena of the Ministry of Sports in the City of Dammam, in the Eastern Province, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The national squad which lead Group B with three wins will take on Group A second-placed Saudi Arabia on Saturday at 6 pm in the semi-final match.
Led by Icelandic coach Aron Kristjánsson, the national team dominated the match, leading the adversary 19-10 at half-time.
Bahrain squad has already sealed a spot, for the sixth time in its history, in the 2023 IHF World Cup, which will be co-organised by Sweden and Poland.