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Handball: Indian women win 2023 AHF President Cup

The Indian women's handball team won the AHF President's Cup after beating Jordan.

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Indian women's handball team

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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 15 Feb 2023 6:07 AM GMT

The Indian women's handball team, on Tuesday, won the AHF President's Cup after beating Jordan in their final group stage match of the tournament.

The Indians defeated Jordan 28-21 to finish the tournament unbeaten with 6 wins out of 6 matches.

The four-team tournament was played in a double round-robin format with India beating all the teams - Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait, twice. Jordan finished second, followed by Iraq and Kuwait respectively.


Three Indians - Nidhi Sharma, Priyanka Thakur, and goalkeeper Diksha Kumari, were named in the AHF President Cup All Star Team of the Tournament.

Jordan's Fallak Obeidat, Faten Al-Hamaideh, Kuwait's Aisha Al-Saad, and Iraq's Jenan Mahmoud were the others to be named in the All Star Team.

India's Nidhi Sharma was also named the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament.


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