The first handball team at Zamalek Club is preparing to participate in the Club World Cup for Handball, “Super Globe”, which will be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 5 to 9 October.
Zamalek participates in the Club World Cup after winning the African Super Cup at the expense of its rival Al-Ahly, with a score of 28-27, in a match that was decided by the white with a goal in the last second for its star Yahya Al-Dara.
This is the fifth participation of the White Knight in the Club World Cup for Handball, after he had previously participated in 4 previous editions.
Zamalek is the owner of the largest number of African teams’ participation in the “Super Globe”, as it previously participated in the “2010 – 2011 – 2012 – 2019” editions, followed by the Tunisian Esperance Club with three participations in the years “2014 – 2016 – 2017”. , MC Algiers owns two participations in “1997-2007”, which is the same balance as Al-Ahly, which participated in “2007-2015”.
The White Castle’s best achievement was to achieve the bronze in the World Championship in the 2010 edition, after its victory over the Lebanese Dam, 33-22.
Al-Ahly’s victory in second place in the 2007 edition, after a difficult loss against Spanish club Ciudad Real with a score of 29-28, is the best achievement for African teams.
Ten clubs participate in the current edition of the Club World Cup for Handball, namely Barcelona of Spain, Aalborg of Denmark, Magdeburg of Germany, Sydney University of Australia, Pinhors of Brazil, San Francisco Calhet of America, Al Duhail of Qatar, Al Wahda and Al Noor of Saudi Arabia and Zamalek of Egypt.
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