Qatar retain the Asian beach handball title by prevailing over Oman in the title clash.
QATAR were drawn along with champions France, runners-up Denmark, Egypt, Slovenia and Sweden in Group B at the International Handball Federation’s (IHF) Junior World Championship, to be held in Algeria from July 18 to 30.
THE law of averages finally caught up with El Jaish as Lekhwiya dethroned them as Emir’s Cup champions last week.
In-form El Jaish get the better of Al Gharafa and annex the Qatar Cup.
New Qatar League champions Jaish are keen to complete a domestic treble this season as well.
COACH Toni Gerona has played a big role in making El Jaish what they are now.
Qatar started their preparations for the World Junior Championship, to be held in Algeria from July 18 to 30.
EL JAISH’S star player Zarko Markovic was coy about his future. The right-back has been a key figure in El Jaish’s scheme of things since joining them from HSV Hamburg in 2014.
Qatar League champions El Jaish take on Al Rayyan in the first match of the Qatar Cup at Qatar Handball Association (QHA) Hall on Wednesday.
Al RAYYAN beat Al Gharafa 25-22 in a grudge Qatar League match last week.
Al Gharafa top the GCC Clubs Championship to end their two-year title drought.
"If both Qatari clubs Al Gharafa and Al Rayyan were to enter the title clash, it would be a dream final"
EL JAISH stayed on course for title defence by defeating Lekhwiya 23-21 in the Qatar League.