Egyptian handball’s Cinderella story "We want to do something big" - Mo Sanad. Devastated, the tears flowed, but Egyptian players could hold their heads high... Egypt's handball on the rise. The men's national team has had some huge moments over the past couple of decades, and now... A balanced ...
Egypt’s first qualification to the Handball World Championship took place in 1964; the fifth edition of the tournament. Held in what was then Czechoslovakia, the tournament was won by Romania. Egypt finished 14th.
The Egyptian national handball team is the national handball team of Egypt and is controlled by the Egyptian Handball Federation. Egypt is one of the finest handball teams from Africa along with Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Angola. Egypt has had two golden generations, one from 1991-2001 and a present one starting from 2019. The first generation was the first non-European team to reach the semifinals in the World Championships. While the current generation became the first African team to reac
The nation's claim on handball runs deep, going all the way back to ancient Egypt and hieroglyphics on tombs that appear to depict priests playing an early form of the game thousands of years ago. This origin story and the brilliance of the current team has an air of destiny around Egypt at Tokyo 2020, and they are set on giving their handball Cinderella story a happy ending.
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Famous Past Players. Mohamed El Alfy the best handball player in Egypt's history and a very talented coach, he played for Heliopolis Ahly and National team captain. Alaa Elsayed (Arabic: علاء السيد) skipper of the first Egyptian National Handball to Win the African Championship in Cairo 1991, played for Altayaran Club, later became administrative manager of the National Team.
The Egyptian Handball Federation ( EHF) ( Arabic: اتحاد كرة اليد المصري) is the governing body of handball and beach handball in Egypt. EHF was founded in 1957, joined International Handball Federation in 1960 and African Handball Confederation in 1973. EHF is also affiliated to the Egyptian Olympic Committee. It is based in Cairo.
There are drawings of Egyptians playing handball decorating the five thousand year old tombs at Saqqara in Egypt, which depict girls in pairs playing the game. Egyptian handballs were made of a leather skin stuffed with plant fibers so that they remained both light and durable. European Handball Origins: Ball games were equally popular in Europe.
Our squad is one of the best in Egyptian handball history, El Ahmar. CAIRO-16 January 2020: Egypt handball national team captain Ahmed El Ahmar stated that this generation is able to achieve the fans' dreams and reach the podium. "The current squad of Egypt team is a mix of young and experienced players and it is one of the best generations in ...