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PM hands over African handball cup to Egypt’s captain

Sunday، 31 January 2016 - 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Saturday 30/1/2016 handed over the African handball cup to captain of Egypt's national handball team Ahmed el Ahmar.

Youth and Sports Minister Khalid Abdel Aziz, President of the International Handball Federation Hassan Moustafa and President of the African Handball Federation Mansour Arimou took part in the ceremony.

Egypt's national handball team on Saturday 30/1/2016 defeated Tunisia 21-19 at Cairo Stadium, to win the Africa Cup of Nations and qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

With Saturday's win, the national team has secured their sixth continental title and their first since 2008.

Earlier, Egypt booked a place in the 2017 World Cup in France after defeating Angola on Friday in the semi-final.


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