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Egypt dazzles in World Handball Championship draw at Giza Pyramids

National team finds itself in strong group with Sweden and Czech Republic, balanced confrontations for Arab teams

Egypt has, yet again, proven its ability to dazzle the world, particularly in international sporting events. The latest example of this came during the ceremony held for the 2021 World Men’s Handball Championship draw, which took place at the foot of the Great Pyramids of Giza last Saturday.

WhatsApp Image 2020 09 05 at 8.55.10 PMDelegations representing the 32 countries that will take place in the tournament attended the ceremony. Also in attendance were several high-level Egyptian officials, including Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister for Your and Sports Ashraf Sobhy, and President of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Hassan Mostafa.

The ceremony started with a performance by the internationally renowned Egyptian composed and musician Omar Khairat, followed by various Pharaonic shows and fireworks.

During the draw, Egypt found itself placed in a strong group along with Sweden and the Czech Republic. The three teams will be joined by a South American team, which will be determined later following a play-off match.

2021 World Handball Championship Draw

Group A: Germany, Hungary, Uruguay, Cape Verde

Group B: Spain, Tunisia, Brazil, Poland

Group C: Croatia, Qatar, Japan, Angola

Group D: Denmark, Argentina, Bahrain, DR Congo

Group E: Norway, Austria, France, winning team from NACHC play-off

Group F: Portugal, Algeria, Iceland, Morocco

Group G: Sweden, Egypt, Czech Republic, winning team from SCAHC play-off

Group H: Slovenia, Belarus, South Korea, Russia

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