Kuwait and Salmiya sport clubs said they were ready to compete in the 23rd Asian Club League Handball Championship from June 12 to 21 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
In separate statements to KUNA on Thursday, the clubs’ officials noted that their teams aim to represent Kuwait in the final stages of the competition and develop the performance of Kuwaiti handball.
Kuwait club’s team played five friendly matches in the training camp in Serbia, winning four matches, the club’s handball media coordinator Saad Al-Shimmari said. He added that the team signed contracts with four professional players for the tournament.
On his part, member of the board of Salmiya club Dr Hussein Al-Khodhari noted that the team prepared for the tournament in a training camp in the Qatari capital, Doha.
Clubs from Saudi, Qatar, Bahrain, Uzbekistan, Iran and Yemen will also take part in the competition.
Source: Kuwait News Agency