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Date: 11/2/2018

The IHF Trophy - South and Central America is well underway in Asunción, Paraguay, with the youth and junior teams of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru and hosts Paraguay competing for a ticket to the Intercontinental Phase.  


After two competition days, hosts Paraguay top the table in the youth tournament as they beat first Costa Rica 33:30 and then Guatemala 33:25. Peru, as well, are still undefeated with a victory against Guatemala in a thrilling match (23:21) and a seven-goal win against Costa Rica on day two.


The junior competition is a close one so far, with two one-goal victories and a draw in four matches. Costa Rica are followed by Paraguay at the top of the table, both with three points after their 21:21 draw against each other. In their first matches, Costa Rica defeated Peru 25:22 and the hosts beat Guatemala 26:25.


All matches can be watched live HERE.



Participants: Costa Rica (CRC), Guatemala (GUA), Paraguay (PAR), Peru (PER)


Youth competition

GUA vs PER 21:23

PAR vs CRC 33:30

CRC vs PER 20:27

PAR vs GUA 33:25


Junior competition

CRC vs PER 25:22

PAR vs GUA 26:25

GUA vs PER 24:25

PAR vs CRC 21:21



(all times local)


Friday 2 November


Youth Competition

16:00 CRC vs GUA

20:00 PAR vs PER


Junior Competition

18:00 CRC vs GUA

22:00 PAR vs PER


Saturday 3 November


Youth Competition

16:00 Bronze-medal match


Junior Competition

18:00 Bronze-medal match


Sunday 4 November


Youth Competition

16:00 Gold-medal match


Junior Competition

18:00 Gold-medal match


Photo: Paraguayan Handball Confederation