TEHRAN: The Iran national U-21girls team by beating Syria in final of the 2022 Almaty Asian Youth Handball Championship won the games’ cup on Wednesday evening.
In their fourth match in Kazakhstan, the Iranian girls faced the Syrian national team in the final match, which they won 36-21.
This was the Iranian team’s 4th and last consecutive won game in this Almaty Asian Youth Handball Championship, and the Iranian handball team’s first-ever gold cup both in men’s and women’s fields in Asian competitions.
The first half of the match had ended 17-8 in favour of Iran. In their previous matches, too, the Iranian national team had beat Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and India and these four victories led to their Asian championship.
Sharzad Nosuhi, Nasrin Goodarzi, Zahra Fotovvati, Fatemeh Merrikh, Shaqayeq Cheraqi, Aseman Badavi, Elnazyar Mohammad-Tavassoli, Farimah Ahmadi, Mobina Haj-Heydari, Haniyeh Shah-Veisi, Negain Rahmani, Saba Zangeneh, Bahar Zangeneh, Hasti Dokhaie, and Arezu Bahmeie are the members of the Iranian National U-21 handball girls’ team.
The two top teams in these games; namely Iran and Syria, can compete in the 2022 Georgia Handball Championship.