Tripura origin handball coach brings laurels to India!


From Our Correspondent

Agartala | March 20, 2018

In what may be termed as a major achievement in the field of sports, the Indian Handball team has won the 'IHF challenger Trophy' against Pakistan at Pakistan's Faisalabad under the guidance of coach Asish Kar who hails from the Northeast Indian state of Tripura.

The IHF challenger Trophy is a Central and South Asian Tournament which took place between 10th to 15th March. India has won both the Under-19 as well as the Under-21 championship. India stood first while Pakistan and Bangladesh got 2nd and 3rd positions respectively in the tournament.
Speaking to media persons, Asish Kar said that his next mission is the 5th South Asian Games.
According to details, in Juniors category, India team played five matches against Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan and Maldives in the tournament and won all the matches. It scored 10 points by bagging 206 goals against 103 goals of its rival teams and stood first. In youth category, Indian team stood first with 8 points by winning all the four matches. It scored 213 goals against 76 goals of its rivals.