KUWAIT, Defending champions Qatar will take on China on Thursday in the 19th Asian Men's Handball Championship 2020 will take place from 16-27 January in Kuwait � a qualifying event for the 2021 World Championship in Egypt.
Qatar are in Group B of this year's Asian Championship alongside Japan and China. Group A includes Bahrain, Iran and New Zealand while Group C comprises South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Australia. Hosts Kuwait, UAE, Hong Kong and Iraq form Group D.
After the preliminary stage in Kuwait, top two teams from each group � divided into two groups � will feature in the main round before the event advances to the semi-finals.
Qatar Squad: Ahmed Maddi, Abdul Rahman Tariq, Rafael de Costa Capote, Alauddin in Al-Rashid and Rashid Youssef Amin Zakar, Mahmoud Zaki, Daniel Sirch, Wajdi Senan, Anis Al-Zawawi, Hani Kakhi, Mustafa Al-Karad, Mustafa Hiba, Yassin Sami, Hassan Awad, Muhammad Amin, Marwan Sassi, Youssef bin Ali, Frances Carroll and Mario Tomek.
Source: Qatar Olympic Committee