USA Women to Compete in Div I PATHF Championship

USA Team Handball has announced that the USA women will compete in the upcoming Pan American Team Handball Federations (PATHF) Div I Championships. The competition is scheduled to be held in Mexico City starting on the 22nd of November. USA participation had been uncertain due to financial and resource limitations involved with the start up of the new Federation.

The first and second place teams from this tournament will qualify for the 2009 PATHF Championship next spring. At this time it is uncertain which nations will participate in the Div I tournament. In addition to the USA and Mexico other potential nations participating include Cuba, Greenland, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Chile.

USA Team Handball Announcement:
2009 World Championship Qualification: