Kuwaiti women taste first victory in 18th Asian Handball Championship

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AMMAN, Sep 21: The Kuwaiti women’s handball team won its first official victory in its fifth match against the Palestinian team in the 18th Asian Championship hosted by Jordan. The Kuwaiti women’s team was able to defeat its Palestinian counterpart (28-20) in the match. Kuwaiti players had a comfortable lead in the first half (16-10) with teamwork and attacking play. Kuwait had an advantage as Palestinian team lacked superior skill.

With this victory, the Kuwait team earned its first two points in the tournament and were placed fifth in its group, Palestine ranked at the bottom. Japan and Iran have qualified for the World Cup. Jordan and Syria will compete for the fifth spot in the next round of the tournament. Kuwait will face Singapore for ninth and tenth spot in the championship on Thursday.

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