Doha: Qatar defeated UAE 27-25 in a placement match of the 8th Asian Men's Youth Handball Championship in Jordan on Friday.
Hassan Mohamed top-scored for Qatar with six goals while Hamad Abdelqadir and Omar Al-Ghfeli scored five goals each for UAE. Qatar had defeated UAE 35-31 in the preliminary stage as well. They also drew with Japan 31-31, but the defeat to Iran stopped Qatar’s progress into the main round.
Qatar will take on China in their next match on Saturday.