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Kuwait defeats Iran in Asian Youth Handball Championship

Press TV - Iran's national handball team has been defeated by Kuwait at the 11th Asian Youth Handball Championship currently being held in Jordan.

Kuwait beat the Iranian side 33-31 in the Jordanian capital Amman on Friday.

The Iranian outfit must play against South Korea in the semifinal on Sunday.

Iran had already entered the semis after defeating Bahrain 31-28 in its first match on Saturday and after winning Japan 41-31 on Wednesday.

A total of 13 teams have participated in the championship which runs from July 25 to August 5.

Syria was initially scheduled to host the games but the Syrian Handball Federation sent an apology to the Asian Handball Federation saying it was unable to host the event.

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