Jakarta, Qatar handball team defeated their Iraqi counterparts 26-20 on Monday in the Group A match of the main round of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia, which will run until September 2.
The Qatari team dominated the game since the beginning and won the first half 15-9.
This is Qatar's third victory after defeating Iran 35-20 and Malaysia 64-11 in the first round of the tournament.
Qatar are on top of Group A with two points ahead of Japan and Saudi Arabia each have a point then Iraq in the fourth position.
Qatar will face Japan and Saudi Arabia in the next two days to secure a place in the semi-finals.
Source: Qatar Olympic Committee