Doha, August 24 (QNA) – The Qatar National Bank (QNB) was named Exclusive Sponsor of the 2012 Handball Super Globe to be held from 27 August to 01 September 2012 at Gharaffa Arena in Doha. The sponsorship contract between the QNB and the Qatar Handball Association (QHA) was signed by Ahmad Al-Sheabi, QHA President and Salem al Naimi, Assistant General Manager for Corporate Relations at QNB at a press conference.
The draw for the Preliminary Round of the 2012 Super Globe took place in Doha on June 23.
Defending champion THW Kiel will face Mudhar (Saudi Arabia, Asian representative), Al Sadd (Qatar, host) and Sydney (Australia/Oceania representative) in the first stage. 2011 finalist and European representative Atletico Madrid will compete with Al-Zamalek (Egypt/Africa), Metodista Sao Bernardo (Brazil/Pan America) and Al Jeish (Qatar, wild card participant). (QNA)