13/1/2021–|Last updated: 1/13/202110:07 PM (Makkah)
The Egyptian handball team started its career in the 27th World Championship with a deserved 35-29 victory over its Chilean counterpart, today, Wednesday, in the opening match of the tournament hosted by Egypt until January 31.
And at the main hall of the covered hall complex in Cairo International Stadium, the two teams made a strong show throughout the two halves of the match, and the Egyptian team (descendants of the Pharaohs) was superior, who ended the first half in their favor 18-11 and then decided the match with a score of 35-29.
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With this victory, the Egyptian national team put forward in the second round (the main round), where the tournament system – which is held with the participation of 32 teams for the first time – provides for the teams holding the first three places in each of the eight groups in the first round to qualify for the main round, which is held with the participation of 24 teams. .