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Posted On: 27 January 2013 02:05 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

Qatar hosts 2015 Handball Championship

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Barcelona, January 26- The Organizing Committee of the World Cup Men’s Handball Championship – Qatar 2015 today signed the hosting contract of the championship which will be held in Doha in 2015. The logo of the twenty-fourth edition of the competition was also launched. The contract was signed for the Organizing Committee by HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, Chairman of the Organizing Committee and for the International Handball Federation (IHF) by Dr. Hassan Mustafa, HIF President.. This came in a press conference held at Juan Carlos Hotel in the Spanish city of Barcelona in the presence of Secretary General of Qatar Olympic Committee and Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee HE Sheikh Saud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, President of Qatar Handball Association and Executive Director of the Organizing Committee Ahmed Al-Shaabi in addition to a number of officials in the Organizing Committee and the International Handball Federation. HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani expressed the Qatari government pride for hosting the world men’s handball championship which is expected to be the most important in the history of this sport and which will see a quantum leap in terms of the organizing handball world championships. During the conference HE Sheikh Joaan said “as one of the world’s booming countries we are looking forward to playing a leading role with all the peoples of the world under the umbrella of sport.” He said “as organizing state of world men’s handball championship aim to provide class sport complexes to provide comfort for players,” adding that the vision of the Qatari Organizing Committee is embodied in upgrading handball sport. HE Sheikh Joaan stressed that the organizing of the championship in one city gives an unmatched impression among handball players fans