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1 September 2013 02:47 pm

International Handball Federation praises Qatar’s effort in Super Globe 2013 organization

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The International Handball Federation (IHF) praised yesterday efforts of Qatar in hosting Super Globe 2013 which concluded on Friday. FC Barcelona won 2013 IHF Super Globe by gaining a 27:25 victory against HSV Hamburg in a thrilling final. Qatar’s El-Jaish team finished third. Mohammed Jaber Al-Mulla, Director of Sport Operations of the Qatar 2015 Organizing Committee said that the successful hosting of the championship gave Qatari players invaluable experience that will help in their growth. The players who participated in the competition in the last three years have improved markedly as a result, he added. The IHF officials have met with members of Qatar 2015 organizing committee during the championship to study about the 2015 World Cup preparation by the country. They expressed their satisfaction at committee’s work. The good organization of Super Globe was also an encouragement to the credentials of the committee and it reflected in the attitude of the players. Barcelona’s handball team superstar Nikola Karabatic said that he is looking forward to playing in the Qatar 2015 World Cup because of the quality of Super Globe 2013′s organization. Three Qatari teams participated in 2013 Super Globe for the first time. Source:Qatar Chronicle