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HANDBALL: Zamalek beat Al Ahly in Egypt Cup final

Posted on April 29, 2016
HANDBALL: Zamalek beat Al Ahly in Egypt Cup final

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Zamalek have clinched the 2016 Egypt Cup after beating bitter rivals  30-28 in the final.

The Whites reached the Egypt cup final after beating Heliopolis Sporting Club 24-22 in the semifinals, while the Reds booked a place in the final after defeating Smouha 28-24.

Al Ahly were able to end the first half on top with a score of 16-12, but the the Reds failed to hold on to their lead as the Whites turned the tables on Al Ahly in the second half, winning the game 30-28.

The African champions have now completed the domestic double, after winning the Egyptian League and the cup and are set to face Espérance Sportive de Tunis in the African Super Cup on May 4 in Morocco.

It’s worth mentioning that Zamalek won all their matches against their rivals Al Ahly this season as they beat them twice in the Egyptian League, once in the African Champions League and in the Egypt Cup.


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