The final two matches of this 16-game IHF Trophy — Asia Continental Zone completed yesterday in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, as the Chinese Taipei men’s youth (U18) and junior (U20) federal teams won their finals in both competitions.

Games 15 and 16 in Ubon watched the ending of the five-day championship with the winners of both championships qualifying through to the IHF Trophy Intercontinental Finals.

Final – TPE vs THA 43:23 (21:11)

Host nation Thailand suffered heartbreak as they were well-beaten in the final

Of those Under 18 youth closing, losing by 20 goals against a strong Chinese Taipei side

Who watched 13 of their 14 players rating, led by Hsu Feng-Yuan on six aims.

Thailand were 10 goals behind at half-time, and even despite the best efforts

From Srinamkham Passkorn (eight goals), they could not find a means through the Taipei goal and had to settle for their oppnents carrying the ticket through the IHF Trophy Intercontinental finals.
Final – UZB vs TPE 34:35 (16:15)

Chinese Taipei manged to conquer a deficit at the break in their closing to conquer

Uzbekistan 35:34 and assert their place in the IHF Trophy – Intercontinental Finals.

Jou Ting-Yue headed the way for Taipei, scoring eight occasions using Hung Wei-Jie backing him up on five as eight goals each from Mirsaid Murullaev and Kodirali Khusanboev weren’t enough for the Uzbeks who fell just short in the end.

Final Ranking

Youth (U18) Competition

Two – Thailand (THA)

3 – (IND)

4 – (KAZ)

Junior (U20) Competition

1 – Chinese Taipei (TPE)

Two – Uzbekistan (UZB)

3 – (IND)

4 – Thailand (THA)

Photos: Thailand Federation


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