The rest day provide Sydney Uni HC a chance to get away from handball for a day to refresh ahead of the preliminary finals. Team morale was at an all time high after the previous nights game versus Al Sadd. The team has also been enjoying the coverage they are receiving thanks to Thomas Gerstch Goal to Goal effort that is fast turning him into an internet sensation. See the goal at (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xt5atp) A short training session with a casual game of football helped keep the bodies moving.
In the evening a wander around the City Centre Doha Mall gave the chance for some retail therapy and a team dinner was a welcome change to the hotel dining room. Next the team headed over to the local markets to wander around and soak up some of the local culture.
Friday sees the team take on Qatari team El Jaish at 4:30pm (gmt+3). Sydney Uni HC again sees this game as a great opportunity for a result. The game can be followed online via Al Kass TV network http://shoof.alkass.net/shoof/?live=1. Also follow us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SydneyUniHandball for live photos and updates throughout the game.