Egypt Reaches Finals in Handball Championship for First Time

The Egyptian national youth handball team fiercely beat Portugal 41-36 to reach the final of the 2019 Men’s Youth World Championship for the first time in their history on Saturday. Their impressive performance started with a 20-21 score in the first half, before finishing the game strong, taking home the win.


After crushing their opponents which included Canada, China, Slovenia, and Hungary, they will now face Germany or Denmark in the final for the first time. If they win, they will be become the first non-European country to be champions.

Along with their head coach, Magdy Abou El-Magd, the team consists of: Yasser Mohamed Saif El Din, Omar Ahmed Lotfy, Abdel Fattah Ali Youssef Ahmed, Youssef Alaa El Din, MazenReda, Mohamed Samir, Mohamed Hossam El Din, Ziad Ahmed, Ibrahim El Sayed, Hassan Walid, Saif Hany, Abdel Rahman Mohamed, Mohab Said and Omar Ahmed.

WE SAID THIS: Our fingers are crossed for the Pharaohs!