x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

UAE's Al Ahli claims victory in GCC Handball championship

The UAE team beat their Bahrain namesakes 32-30 in the final at Manaman to lift the title last night.

Al Ahli has won the 33rd GCC Clubs Handball Championship after a narrow victory over their Bahrain namesakes.

The Dubai side took victory in a close final in Manama last night, after beating the host nation's Al Ahli 32-30.

Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, first deputy chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports of Bahrain, has congratulated Al Ahli after their winning performance

The UAE team had finished top of a group which included Al Kuwait Club from Kuwait, Qatar's Al Rayyan, Al Shabab of Bahrain, and Qatar's Al Sadd.

The latter claimed third place after beating Al Rayyan 35-23.

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