2014 Asian Men's Handball Championship


The 2014 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the 16th edition of the Asian Men's Handball Championship, held in Isa Town and Manama, Bahrain, from 25 January to 6 February 2014. It acted as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship in Qatar.[1]

2014 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country Bahrain
Dates25 January – 6 February
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Qatar (1st title)
Runner-up Bahrain
Third place Iran
Fourth place United Arab Emirates
Tournament statistics
Matches42
Goals scored2204 (52.48 per match)
Next

Draw


Group A Group B

 South Korea
 Saudi Arabia
 Iran
 Uzbekistan
 China
 Bahrain

 Qatar
 Japan
 United Arab Emirates
 Kuwait
 Iraq
 Oman

Preliminary round


All times are local (UTC+3).

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bahrain (H) 5 4 1 0 157 113 +44 9
 Iran 5 2 3 0 164 125 +39 7
 South Korea 5 3 1 1 137 110 +27 7
 Saudi Arabia 5 2 1 2 130 113 +17 5
 China 5 1 0 4 125 143 18 2
 Uzbekistan 5 0 0 5 106 215 109 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
25 January 2014
13:00
Uzbekistan  21–43  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–21)
25 January 2014
15:00
Iran  24–24  South Korea Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–11)
25 January 2014
19:00
China  22–32  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–14)

27 January 2014
15:00
Saudi Arabia  22–22  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–10)
27 January 2014
17:00
China  17–28  South Korea Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(9–14)
27 January 2014
19:00
Uzbekistan  22–47  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–23)

29 January 2014
15:00
South Korea  32–19  Uzbekistan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–9)
29 January 2014
17:00
Iran  34–27  China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–12)
29 January 2014
19:00
Bahrain  22–14  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–8)

31 January 2014
15:00
Iran  54–22  Uzbekistan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(24–12)
31 January 2014
17:00
Saudi Arabia  27–20  China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–10)
31 January 2014
19:00
South Korea  25–26  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–15)

2 February 2014
15:00
Uzbekistan  22–39  China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–16)
2 February 2014
17:00
South Korea  28–24  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–12)
2 February 2014
19:00
Bahrain  30–30  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(17–14)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Qatar 5 5 0 0 164 87 +77 10
 United Arab Emirates 5 3 0 2 116 131 15 6
 Kuwait 5 3 0 2 142 139 +3 6
 Oman 5 2 0 3 126 142 16 4
 Japan 5 2 0 3 140 132 +8 4
 Iraq 5 0 0 5 102 159 57 0
Source: [citation needed]
26 January 2014
15:00
Kuwait  28–26  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–16)
26 January 2014
17:00
United Arab Emirates  14–31  Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–17)
26 January 2014
19:00
Iraq  24–33  Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(13–19)

28 January 2014
15:00
Japan  35–26  United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–11)
28 January 2014
17:00
Iraq  11–40  Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(6–18)
28 January 2014
19:00
Kuwait  40–31  Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(20–14)

30 January 2014
15:00
United Arab Emirates  26–17  Iraq Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–4)
30 January 2014
17:00
Oman  23–22  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–11)
30 January 2014
19:00
Qatar  31–23  Kuwait Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–14)

1 February 2014
15:00
United Arab Emirates  23–22  Kuwait Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(10–13)
1 February 2014
17:00
Japan  31–22  Iraq Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–10)
1 February 2014
19:00
Qatar  29–13  Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–7)

3 February 2014
15:00
Oman  26–27  United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–13)
3 February 2014
17:00
Kuwait  29–28  Iraq Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–15)
3 February 2014
19:00
Qatar  33–26  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–15)

Placement 9th–12th


 
Semifinals9th/10th
 
      
 
4 February – Manama
 
 
 China25
 
5 February – Isa Town
 
 Iraq30
 
 Iraq20
 
4 February – Manama
 
 Japan28
 
 Japan41
 
 
 Uzbekistan12
 
11th/12th
 
 
5 February – Isa Town
 
 
 China10
 
 
 Uzbekistan0

9th–12th semifinals

4 February 2014
13:00
China  25–30  Iraq Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(11–16)

4 February 2014
15:00
Japan  41–12  Uzbekistan Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(18–7)

11th/12th

5 February 2014
13:00
China  10–0  Uzbekistan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(Walkover)

9th/10th

5 February 2014
15:00
Iraq  20–28  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–17)

Placement 5th–8th


 
Semifinals5th/6th
 
      
 
4 February – Manama
 
 
 South Korea32
 
5 February – Isa Town
 
 Oman18
 
 South Korea30
 
4 February – Manama
 
 Saudi Arabia25
 
 Kuwait30
 
 
 Saudi Arabia36
 
7th/8th
 
 
5 February – Isa Town
 
 
 Oman26
 
 
 Kuwait35

5th–8ths semifinals

4 February 2014
17:00
South Korea  32–18  Oman Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(12–10)

4 February 2014
19:00
Kuwait  30–36  Saudi Arabia Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(18–16)

7th/8th

5 February 2014
17:00
Oman  26–35  Kuwait Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(9–16)

5th/6th

5 February 2014
19:00
South Korea  30–25  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–15)

Final round


 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
4 February – Isa Town
 
 
 Bahrain27
 
6 February – Isa Town
 
 United Arab Emirates20
 
 Bahrain26
 
4 February – Isa Town
 
 Qatar27
 
 Qatar23
 
 
 Iran22
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
6 February – Isa Town
 
 
 United Arab Emirates23
 
 
 Iran29

Semifinals

4 February 2014
16:30
Qatar  23–22  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–11)

4 February 2014
19:00
Bahrain  27–20  United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–8)

Bronze medal match

6 February 2014
16:30
United Arab Emirates  23–29  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(10–11)

Gold medal match

6 February 2014
19:00
Bahrain  26–27  Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–14)

Final standing


RankTeam
 Qatar
 Bahrain
 Iran
4  United Arab Emirates
5  South Korea
6  Saudi Arabia
7  Kuwait
8  Oman
9  Japan
10  Iraq
11  China
12  Uzbekistan
Team qualified for the 2015 World Championship

References