Qatar Handball Cup starts on Saturday

May 29, 2014 - 5:46:43 pm

DOHA: The first edition of 2013-2014 Qatar Handball Cup will be held on Saturday.

The championship will feature the participation of eight teams including the winner Eljaish, Al Ahli, Al Wakra, Al Rayyan, Al Sadd, Al Gharafa, Lekhwiya and Al Qiyadah, which all participated in the the Premier League in addition to the two teams who won the first and second places in the first division.

The tournament will be held at the indoor hall of Al Gharafa Sports Club with the once-knockout system.

For the quarter-final matches on Saturday, May 31, Qiyadah will take on Al Ahli, Al Qiyadah will meet Al Wakra, Al Gharafa will face Al Sadd, Lekhwiya will face Al Rayyan.

For the semi-finals scheduled on Monday, June 2, the winner of Al Qiyadah and Al Wakra will meet the winner of Lekhwiya and Al Rayyan, while the winner of Eljaish and Al Ahli will play against the winner of Al Gharafa and Al Sadd.

Then the two qualified teams will shake hands for the final match scheduled on Thursday, June 5. (QNA)

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