The Egyptian national handball team will play against Qatar in Doha on Thursday, in their second friendly match in a row. In their first friendly, Egypt beat Qatar 26-23 on Wednesday.
Both teams are preparing for their respective continental competitions. Egypt will participate in the 2022 African Men’s Handball Championship in Morocco, which was scheduled for 13-23 January 2022 but was recently postponed to an undisclosed date. On the other hand, Qatar will participate in the Asian Men’s Handball Championship in Saudi Arabia, scheduled 18-31 January.
The Pharaohs will return to Cairo on Friday evening, before they will fly on 6 January to France to participate in the friendly tournament Golden League. Egypt will play against France on 7 January and against Denmark on 9 January.
Egypt’s Spanish coach Roberto Garcia Barrondo chose 20 players in the squad to represent the Pharaohs in the African championship.
Goalkeepers: Karim Hindawi – Essam Al Tayyar – Mohamed Ali
Fullbacks (Left and Right): Ali Zain – Yahia El-Deraa – Abdul Rahman Faisal – Ahmed Al-Ahmar – Yahia Khaled – Mohsen Ramadan
Wingers (Left and Right): Omar Al-Wakeel “Bakkar” – Ahmed Moamen – Akram Yousry – Omar Khaled “Castello”
Line players: Ibrahim Al-Masry – Mohamed Mamdouh Hashem – Ahmed Adel – Wissam Nawar – Khaled Walid
Center Backcourt: Seif El Deraa – Ahmed Khairy