Iran to face Kazakhstan at Asian Women's Junior Handball Championship opener

March 6, 2022 - 14:54

TEHRAN – Iran will play Kazakhstan in their opening match of the 2022 Asian Women's Junior Handball Championship on Tuesday.

The Championship will be 16th edition of the championship scheduled to be held from Mar. 7 to 14 in Almaty, Kazakhstan under the aegis of Asian Handball Federation.

Kazakhstan, Iran, Uzbekistan, India and Thailand will compete in the edition.

It will be the fifth time in history that the championship will be organized by the Kazakhstan Handball Federation.

It also acts as the qualification tournament for the 2022 Women's Junior World Handball Championship, with top two teams from the championship directly qualifying for the event to be held in Slovenia.

Previously, the championship was supposed to be held in Uzbekistan, but in December 2021, AHF decided to move the event to Kazakhstan due to unavoidable circumstances.

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