WINNING START TO JORDAN’S WEST ASIAN WOMEN’S HANDBALL
Feb 15, 2018
Jordan delighted their homes fans by winning their opening match at the 2nd West Asian Women’s Handball Championships held at Princess Sumayah Hall in Al Hussein Youth City.
The hosts cruised to a 34-23 victory over Lebanon to give them the perfect start.
Rua Nasser starred with nine goals for Jordan. Earlier, Iran beat Iraq 43-8 and will now meet Lebanon tomorrow at 3pm, while Jordan will meet Syria at 5pm and Qatar will play against Iraq at 7pm.
The event is welcoming six teams including Qatar, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan.
The first edition was held in Qatar where Jordan finished second behind the host nation.