1998 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship

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1998 Asian Junior Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Bahrain
Dates 25 August – 8 September 1998
Teams 10
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Bahrain (1st title)
Runner-up  Saudi Arabia
Third place  Kuwait
Fourth place  China
Next

The 1998 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship (6th tournament) took place in Manama from 25 August–8 September. It acts as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 1999 Men's Junior World Handball Championship.

Draw[edit]

Group A Group B

 Qatar
 Bahrain
 China
 Oman
 United Arab Emirates

 Chinese Taipei
 Saudi Arabia
 South Korea
 Kuwait
 Japan

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bahrain 4 4 0 0 107 98 +9 8
 China 4 3 0 1 124 101 +23 6
 Oman 4 2 0 2 112 117 −5 4
 United Arab Emirates 4 1 0 3 104 115 −11 2
 Qatar 4 0 0 4 102 118 −16 0
25 August 1998 Oman  26–29  Bahrain Manama

25 August 1998 United Arab Emirates  37–30  Qatar Manama

27 August 1998 United Arab Emirates  19–33  China Manama

27 August 1998 Qatar  24–25  Bahrain Manama

29 August 1998 Qatar  26–27  Oman Manama

29 August 1998 Bahrain  28–26  China Manama

31 August 1998 China  29–22  Qatar Manama

31 August 1998 Oman  27–26  United Arab Emirates Manama

2 September 1998 Bahrain  25–22  United Arab Emirates Manama

2 September 1998 China  36–32  Oman Manama

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Saudi Arabia 4 4 0 0 102 82 +20 8
 Kuwait 4 2 1 1 98 90 +8 5
 South Korea 4 2 0 2 108 111 −3 4
 Chinese Taipei 4 1 1 2 115 123 −8 3
 Japan 4 0 0 4 96 113 −17 0
26 August 1998 Chinese Taipei  30–30  Kuwait Manama

26 August 1998 Saudi Arabia  29–22  South Korea Manama

28 August 1998 Japan  27–29  South Korea Manama

28 August 1998 Chinese Taipei  22–28  Saudi Arabia Manama

30 August 1998 Kuwait  17–20  Saudi Arabia Manama

30 August 1998 Japan  28–35  Chinese Taipei Manama

1 September 1998 South Korea  37–28  Chinese Taipei Manama

1 September 1998 Kuwait  24–20  Japan Manama

3 September 1998 Saudi Arabia  25–21  Japan Manama

3 September 1998 South Korea  20–27  Kuwait Manama

Final round[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
7 September – Manama
  Bahrain  23  
  Kuwait  20  
 
8 September – Manama
      Bahrain  24
    Saudi Arabia  17
Bronze medal match
7 September – Manama 8 September – Manama
  Saudi Arabia  23   Kuwait  25
  China  18     China  20

Semifinals[edit]

7 September 1998 Bahrain  23–20  Kuwait Manama

7 September 1998 Saudi Arabia  23–18  China Manama

Bronze medal match[edit]

8 September 1998 Kuwait  25–20  China Manama

Gold medal match[edit]

8 September 1998 Bahrain  24–17  Saudi Arabia Manama

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  Bahrain
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Saudi Arabia
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Kuwait
4  China
5  South Korea
6  Oman
7  Chinese Taipei
8  United Arab Emirates
9  Qatar
10  Japan
Team qualified for the 1999 Junior World Championship

References[edit]