Doha, Qatar: Qatar handball team are continuing their preparations for the upcoming Asian Championship, which is set to take place in Kuwait from January 16 to 27.
The competition also acts as a qualifier to the world cup that will take place in Egypt in 2021. There are currently 19 players in the training camp who joined from Al Duhail, Al Sadd, Al Rayyan, Al Ahli, Al Arabi, Al Wakra, Qatar, and Al Khor clubs. Al Arabi has the most numbers of players in the national team with four.
The team will play a friendly match with Iran before leaving for Croatia to take part in a friendly tournament to be held from January 2 to January 7. Qatar are in Group B of the Asian Championships alongside Japan and China.
They start their campaign on January 16 with the match against China.