IHF South & Central Asia, Youth and Junior Women Zone II Trophy is all set to roll into action from tomorrow at International Handball Stadium University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
IHF South & Central Asia, Youth and Junior Women Zone II Trophy (2019)
Pakistan Handball Federation (PHF) is all set to host an international level handball event for the third time, which has been officially named as "International Handball Federation (IHF) Trophy South - Central Asia Zone II" that will commence its proceedings from 7th November and will continue till 11th November at International Handball Stadium University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
As many as nine (9) nations will be taking parting in this mega handball bonanza where players from their respective teams will be seen competing will all their skills and talent to triumph over their opponents and take home the title victory of this international event.
Participating countries include: the hosts-Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, arch-rivals: India, Bhutan, Yemen and Maldives.
In Youth category, players born on or after January 1, 2002, and in Junior category players born on or after January 1, 2000, are eligible to participate in the event.
Pakistan is the only country in this zone which is organizing the event for the third time as PHF organised IHF, South & Central Asia, Junior Men & Women Zone II Trophy in December 2014 and IHF, South & Central Asia, Youth & Junior Men Zone II Trophy in March 2018 due to which the International Handball Federation (IHF) allotted this Trophy to Pakistan for the third time keeping in view previous good experiences.
The IHF will also depute International Referees and Technical delegates from different countries for the event.
As for the previous achievements, Pakistan collected gold medal in Men's Junior and got silver medal in Women's Junior events in 2016 at Dhaka. In 2018, at Faisalabad, Pakistan Men Youth and Junior team won silver medal.