Doha, Qatar: Qatar handball team will leave for Croatia on Thursday to play friendly matches with Croatia and Bosnia, as part of their preparations for the 19th Asian Handball Championship, to be held in Kuwait during the period from 16 to 27 January.
The championship is also the qualifier for the world cup that in Egypt in 2021.
Qatar are in Group B at the Asian Championship alongside Japan and China. They start their campaign on January 16 with the match against China.
Qatar squad: Ahmad Madadi, Abdulrahman Tariq, Rafael Capote, Alaeddin Balrachid, Rashid Youssef, Amin Zakar, Mahmoud Zaki, Daniel Saric, Wagdi Sinan, Anis Al Zawawi, Hani Kakhi, Mustafa Al Karad, Mustapha Heiba, Yassine Sami, Hassan Awad, Mohammed Amin, Hadi Hamdoun, Marwan Sassi, Youssef bin Ali, Frankis Carol, Mario Tomic and Jovan Gacevic.