Date : 20-09-2016
Qatar National Handball team Crowned Champion of the 1st West Asian Handball Championship
The 1st West Asian handball Championship for women hosted by Qatar Women’s Sports Committee in cooperation with Qatar handball federation concluded today Monday 19/9/2016 at the ladies sports hall in Aspire zone attended by Shaikh Saud Bin Ali Al Thani Vice President of Qatar Olympic Committee, members of the Asian Handball Federation , Ahlam Al Mana president of QWSC, Secretary General of Qatar Handball federation, Ambassadors of Iraq and Jordan and other invited members of the sport field in Qatar where they witnessed a grand finale.
The Qatari handball team managed to cut their way through the championship without any loss to face the Jordanians in the final for the Cup, but the road to holding the Championship cup for the Jordanian handball team was totally diverted by the giants of handball in the GCC-the Qatar female handball team with guidance from the experienced coach Rida Baijawi and great tactics, managed to take the Qatar team to victory and to be crowned as champions of the 1st West Asian Women handball championship..
In the closing ceremony H.E Sheikh Saud Bin Ali Al-Thani, Vice President of the Olympic Committee, and Mrs. Ahlam Al Mana, walked into the arena to celebrate the victory of Qatar handing the team the gold medal and Cup, followed by silver for Jordan and bronze for Iraq.