Iran defeats South Korea in 2022 Asian Water Polo C’ship

The Iranian team, headed by Aleksandar Ciric, defeated South Korea 17-8 on Wednesday in Pool A.

Iran will play Kazakhstan on Thursday in the most important match of the qualifying round.

Earlier, Iran defeated India 19-4 at the Championship opening match on Tuesday.

Group B consists of Japan, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Kuwait.

The competition is being held in Bangkok, Thailand from Nov. 7 to 13.

The Asian Water Polo Championship serves as a qualification for the 2023 World Water Polo Championship to be held in Fukuoka, Japan.

The top two teams as well as hosts Japan will take part in the world championship.



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