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Pakistan loose to Chinese Taipei after a tough Men’s Handball match by 36-32

Pakistan lost the first match of Group 3 against Chinese Taipei with a score-line of 36-32 at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Pakistan lost to Chinese Taipei after a close match in the main round of group 3. Chinese Taipei was seen slamming persistent attacks from the start and led the match with a total of 36 goals against 32 goals from Pakistan.

Shahid Pervaiz scored the first goal for Pakistan in the 5th minute. The scores were leveled at 4-4 in the 9th minute before the Chinese Taipei made the break to take lead at 7-4, which was extended to 10-7. Pakistan made a comeback from the 3 goals deficit to equalize at 13-13. Chinese Taipei  was leading 16-14 at the end of 1st Period.

Pakistan started the second period with high hopes and put in a great effort and closed the goal score to 22-21 in the 42nd minute but the Chinese Taipei proved a better team as the match ended in their favor at 36-32.

M. Shahid Pervaiz scored the most for Pakistan with 8 goals while Goal Keeper Tahir Ali saved 10 of the 43 shots on goal.

Other players who contributed in the total score-line of 32 for Pakistan includes:

Muhammad Zubair4
Hazrat Hussain3
Asim Saeed7
Muzamal Hussain2
Uzair Atif1
Shahid Bashir7

Pakistan scored 32 goals on 49 attempts whereas Chinese Taipei attempted 55 times scoring 36 at the end.

Pakistan will be up against Indonesia tomorrow at 09:00AM PST.

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