KUWAIT: Members of the Kuwait women's handball team, management and coaching staff. - KUNA

KUWAIT: Kuwait women's handball team leaves today to Bosnia for a training camp in preparation for the 18th Asian Women's Handball Championship, due to be hosted by Jordan on September 15-25. The 'Blue' team will be within Group B along with Jordan, Afghanistan, India, Iran and Japan, as this championship is a qualification for World Cup scheduled to be hosted by Spain at the end of this year.

Women's Handball Committee Vice President Dr Dalal Hussain said yesterday that the 10-day camp comes in preparation for the first abroad participation, hoping to strengthen the player's performance and achieve a great level. Meanwhile, the team's coach Bobaker Zermani said despite the short period of preparation, the team is ready for this championship as the camp would also improve their level for more upcoming events. - KUNA