2012 Asian Men's Handball Championship


The 2012 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the 15th edition of the Asian Men's Handball Championship, held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from 26 January to 5 February 2012. It acted as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship in Spain.[1]

2012 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country Saudi Arabia
Dates26 January – 5 February
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (9th title)
Runner-up Qatar
Third place Saudi Arabia
Fourth place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches27
Goals scored1433 (53.07 per match)
Attendance19,200 (711 per match)
Top scorer(s) Mohammad Al-Gharaballi (45)
Best player Lee Jae-woo
Next

Draw


Group A Group B

 South Korea
 Japan
 Iran
 Jordan
 Kuwait

 Bahrain
 Saudi Arabia
 Qatar
 United Arab Emirates
 Uzbekistan

Preliminary round


All times are local (UTC+3).

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 4 4 0 0 106 87 +19 8
 Japan 4 2 0 2 117 104 +13 4
 Iran 4 2 0 2 99 95 +4 4
 Kuwait 4 2 0 2 111 111 0 4
 Jordan 4 0 0 4 80 116 36 0
Source: [citation needed]
27 January 2012
16:30
Jordan  13–25  South Korea Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Al-Mawt, Al-Marhoon (BHR)
Abu-Hasan 4 (7–11) Park J.G., Jeong H., Lee E.H. 4
  Report  
27 January 2012
18:30
Iran  26–27  Kuwait Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Milošević, Gubica (CRO)
Nadri 6 (14–14) M. Al-Gharaballi 10
  Report  

28 January 2012
14:30
Japan  35–22  Jordan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 100
Referees: Al-Suwaidi, Ba-Matraf (QAT)
Ozawa 9 (18–10) Abu-Hasan 5
  Report  
28 January 2012
20:30
South Korea  26–21  Iran Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Al-Marzouqi, Al-Nuaimi (UAE)
Jeong Y.K., Jung S.Y. 5 (16–7) Jamali 6
  Report  

29 January 2012
16:30
Kuwait  27–30  Japan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Guðjónsson, Elíasson (ISL)
A. Al-Gharaballi 7 (14–14) Toyoda, Higashinagahama 7
  Report

30 January 2012
16:30
Iran  25–17  Jordan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 100
Referees: Al-Marhoon, Al-Mawt (BHR)
Momenizadeh 8 (9–7) Al-Mousa 6
  Report  
30 January 2012
20:30
Kuwait  26–27  South Korea Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Al-Suwaidi, Ba-Matraf (QAT)
M. Al-Gharaballi 11 (12–14) Park J.G., Eom H.W. 5
  Report   

31 January 2012
16:30
Japan  25–27  Iran Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Al-Marzouqi, Al-Nuaimi (UAE)
Ozawa, Kadoyama 5 (12–13) A. Mousavi 9
Report   

1 February 2012
18:30
South Korea  28–27  Japan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Guðjónsson, Elíasson (ISL)
Jeong Y.K. 6 (14–13) Higashinagahama 7
  Report  
1 February 2012
20:30
Jordan  28–31  Kuwait Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Milošević, Gubica (CRO)
Abu-Hasan 6 (15–12) A. Al-Gharaballi 6
  Report  

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Qatar 4 3 1 0 120 90 +30 7
 Saudi Arabia (H) 4 2 2 0 120 80 +40 6
 Bahrain 4 2 1 1 131 94 +37 5
 United Arab Emirates 4 1 0 3 109 104 +5 2
 Uzbekistan 4 0 0 4 68 180 112 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
26 January 2012
14:30
United Arab Emirates  40–20  Uzbekistan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Hizaki, Ikebuchi (JPN)
Al-Saffar 8 (22–13) Ignatenko 6
  Report  
26 January 2012
20:00
Bahrain  23–23  Saudi Arabia Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Guðjónsson, Elíasson (ISL)
J. Abdulqader 6 (9–13) Al-Salem 6
   Report   

27 January 2012
14:30
Qatar  41–19  Uzbekistan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
Abdulla 8 (23–5) Sayukov 6
  Report  

28 January 2012
16:30
Bahrain  26–27  Qatar Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Milošević, Gubica (CRO)
J. Abdulqader, M. Abdulqader 6 (13–12) Al-Rayes 10
  Report  
28 January 2012
18:30
Saudi Arabia  26–19  United Arab Emirates Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Al-Mutawa, Al-Suwailam (KUW)
Al-Habib, Al-Salem 5 (15–10) Al-Bannai 5
  Report  

29 January 2012
18:30
Uzbekistan  14–47  Saudi Arabia Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 500
Referees: Lee, Koo (KOR)
Ikramov 5 (6–22) Al-Abdulali 10
  Report  

30 January 2012
14:30
Qatar  28–21  United Arab Emirates Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Al-Mutawa, Al-Suwailam (KUW)
Al-Rayes 8 (12–9) Abdulla, Al-Ali, Al-Dhanhani 5
  Report   
30 January 2012
18:30
Uzbekistan  15–52  Bahrain Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 100
Referees: Hizaki, Ikebuchi (JPN)
Ignatenko 8 (8–24) A. Abdulqader 12
  Report  

31 January 2012
18:30
Saudi Arabia  24–24  Qatar Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Milošević, Gubica (CRO)
Al-Harbi 5 (10–14) Mabrouk 8
  Report  

1 February 2012
14:30
United Arab Emirates  29–30  Bahrain Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 200
Referees: Hizaki, Ikebuchi (JPN)
Al-Ali 7 (12–14) Four players 5
  Report  

Placement 5th–10th


9th/10th

2 February 2012
14:00
Jordan  32–30  Uzbekistan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 100
Referees: Al-Amiry, Al-Dosery (KSA)
Al-Atabi 9 (17–17) Ignatenko 9
  Report  

7th/8th

3 February 2012
14:30
Kuwait  29–31  United Arab Emirates Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 100
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
M. Al-Gharaballi 14 (12–15) Al-Dhanhani 6
Report  

5th/6th

3 February 2012
16:30
Iran  25–20  Bahrain Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 100
Referees: Ba-Matraf, Al-Suwaidi (QAT)
Jamali 6 (11–12) Jawher, Al-Maqabi 4
  Report  

Final round


 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
3 February – Jeddah
 
 
 South Korea27
 
5 February – Jeddah
 
 Saudi Arabia26
 
 South Korea23
 
3 February – Jeddah
 
 Qatar22
 
 Qatar33
 
 
 Japan28
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
5 February – Jeddah
 
 
 Saudi Arabia25
 
 
 Japan21

Semifinals

3 February 2012
18:30
South Korea  27–26  Saudi Arabia Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Guðjónsson, Elíasson (ISL)
Yoon K.S. 8 (14–13) Al-Mohsin 8
  Report  

3 February 2012
20:30
Qatar  33–28  Japan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 500
Referees: Milošević, Gubica (CRO)
Mabrouk 8 (19–13) Toyoda 9
  Report

Bronze medal match

5 February 2012
16:30
Saudi Arabia  25–21  Japan Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Milošević, Gubica (CRO)
Al-Harbi 7 (13–11) Toyoda 5
  Report  

Gold medal match

5 February 2012
18:30
South Korea  23–22  Qatar Green Hall, Jeddah
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Guðjónsson, Elíasson (ISL)
Yoon K.S. 7 (10–11) Mabrouk 9
  Report  

Final standing


RankTeam
 South Korea
 Qatar
 Saudi Arabia
4  Japan
5  Iran
6  Bahrain
7  United Arab Emirates
8  Kuwait
9  Jordan
10  Uzbekistan
Team qualified for the 2013 World Championship

Awards


References