Handball National team camps in Cairo for Asia championships

Tuesday 17th December 2019 - 16:35

Handball National team camps in Cairo for Asia championships

 INA – BAGHDAD

Iraqi National Handball team will hold an external training camp in the Egyptian capital, Cairo starting from today’s Tuesday and continuing until the 28th of Dec, 2019 as part of the final preparations for the nineteenth edition of the Asian Cup qualifying for the Egypt World Cup 2021.

"The training staff of the national handball team chose 18 players from the Iraqi local clubs to participate in Cairo camp, which will include a number of international friendly matches there, along with the intensification of training units in order to raise the complete readiness and give a clear idea that contributes to putting the final touches on the list that will play in the first round competitions,” said Hossam Abdul Reda, Media Coordinator for Iraqi Handball Union to Iraqi News Agency – INA.

The Asian Championship will be opened by match between Iraq Kuwaiti team.

It is noteworthy that Asian Cup Championship will hold its competitions in the State of Kuwait during the period from the sixteenth to the twenty-seventh of next January, after it was drawn by lottery in Group D alongside the Emirates, Hong Kong and Kuwait.