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Date: 11/8/2018

Finishing tomorrow, Friday 9 November, eight men’s youth (U18) and junior (U20) national teams are currently in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand for the IHF Trophy Asia.

The winners of both tournaments will qualify through to the IHF Trophy Intercontinental Finals to be held later this year.

Alongside hosts Thailand (THA), India (IND), Chinese Taipei (TPE) and Kazakhstan (KAZ) are competing in the youth championship while Uzbekistan (UZB) join Thailand (THA), India (IND) and Chinese Taipei (TPE) in the junior tournament.

The youth preliminary round group finished yesterday with Chinese Taipei top on six points from three wins in three. Thailand finished in second with three points while India were third with two points and Kazakhstan bottom, with one point.

Amit for India was in the goals, scoring 11 against Kazakhstan and nine against Chinese Taipei, while Open Kannarong – who played for host nation Thailand in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games – scored 10 in the unbelievable 42:42 draw against Kazakhstan.

The bottom two teams in the group played off for the bronze medal earlier today with India squeezing past Kazakhstan 34:33.

In the Under 20s tournament Uzbekistan finished top of their group with six points, thanks to three wins from three. Chinese Taipei finished as runners-up with four points. India ended in third with two points and Thailand bottom, having lost all three.

Oman Omanov scored 11 times for Uzbekistan in their 38:36 win over Chinese Taipei, while Auppakaot Nattawat clocked 13 goals for home nation Thailand in their 38:30 loss against India.

India played Thailand in the bronze medal match earlier today, winning by eight goals (39:31).

All games from the Ubon Ratchathani Sports School will be streamed live on the IHF Facebook page and can also be followed on the Handball Thailand Facebook page.


Youth Competition (U18)

Monday 5 November
TPE vs KAZ 40:23
THA vs IND 41:36

Tuesday 6 November
KAZ vs IND 29:35 (16:14)
THA vs TPE 27:43 (16:23)

Wednesday 7 November
IND vs TPE 29:42 (13:21)
THA vs KAZ 42:42 (21:19) 

Thursday 8 November
Bronze Medal Match IND vs KAZ 34:33

Friday 9 November
13:30 Gold Medal Match

Junior Competition (U20)

Monday 5 November
UZB vs IND 44:31
THA vs TPE 29:53

Tuesday 6 November
TPE vs UZB 36:38 (13:21)
THA vs IND 30:38 (10:17)

Wednesday 7 November
IND vs TPE 28:53 (16:27)
THA vs UZB 31:39 (13:17)

Thursday 8 November
Bronze Medal Match: IND vs THA 39:31

Friday 9 November
15:30 Gold Medal Match