2006 Asian Men's Handball Championship


The 2006 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the twelfth Asian Championship and was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 12 to 21 February 2006. It acted as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2007 World Men's Handball Championship in Germany.

2006 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates12–21 February
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Kuwait (4th title)
Runner-up South Korea
Third place Qatar
Fourth place Iran
Tournament statistics
Matches22
Goals scored1265 (57.5 per match)
Next

Draw


Group A Group B

 Kuwait
 Thailand
 Bahrain
 Jordan
 South Korea

 Japan
 Qatar
 Saudi Arabia *
 Iran
 China

* Withdrew

Preliminary round


All times are local (UTC+7).

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 4 4 0 0 141 101 +40 8
 South Korea 4 3 0 1 150 107 +43 6
 Bahrain 4 2 0 2 128 117 +11 4
 Jordan 4 1 0 3 130 119 +11 2
 Thailand (H) 4 0 0 4 81 186 105 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
12 February 2006
14:00
Kuwait  32–30  Bahrain Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(14–16)
12 February 2006
18:30
Thailand  26–45  Jordan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(10–24)

13 February 2006
14:00
Bahrain  31–40  South Korea Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(14–16)
13 February 2006
16:00
Kuwait  28–25  Jordan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(15–13)

14 February 2006
16:00
Thailand  15–47  South Korea Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(5–26)

15 February 2006
14:00
Bahrain  27–26  Jordan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(13–14)
15 February 2006
16:00
Kuwait  27–25  South Korea Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–14)

16 February 2006
16:00
Thailand  19–40  Bahrain Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
16 February 2006
18:00
Jordan  34–38  South Korea Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–19)

17 February 2006
16:00
Kuwait  54–21  Thailand Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(26–7)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Qatar 3 3 0 0 83 64 +19 6
 Iran 3 2 0 1 79 61 +18 4
 Japan 3 1 0 2 93 82 +11 2
 China 3 0 0 3 49 97 48 0
Source: [citation needed]
12 February 2006
16:00
Japan  25–28  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(11–12)

13 February 2006
18:00
Qatar  21–20  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–10)

14 February 2006
18:00
Qatar  28–14  China Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(13–6)

15 February 2006
18:00
Japan  38–20  China Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–12)

17 February 2006
14:00
Japan  30–34  Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(20–15)
17 February 2006
18:00
Iran  31–15  China Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(17–6)

Placement 5th–8th


7th/8th

20 February 2006
16:00
Jordan  28–25  China Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(12–11)

5th/6th

20 February 2006
18:00
Bahrain  32–37  Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–18)

Final round


 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
19 February – Bangkok
 
 
 Kuwait27
 
21 February – Bangkok
 
 Iran23
 
 Kuwait33
 
19 February – Bangkok
 
 South Korea30
 
 Qatar26
 
 
 South Korea29
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
21 February – Bangkok
 
 
 Iran20
 
 
 Qatar21

Semifinals

19 February 2006
16:00
Kuwait  27–23  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–13)

19 February 2006
18:00
Qatar  26–29  South Korea Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(10–13)

Bronze medal match

21 February 2006
14:30
Iran  20–21  Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(10–10)

Gold medal match

21 February 2006
17:00
Kuwait  33–30  South Korea Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–14)

Final standing


RankTeam
 Kuwait
 South Korea
 Qatar
4  Iran
5  Japan
6  Bahrain
7  Jordan
8  China
9  Thailand
Team qualified for the 2007 World Championship