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HANDBALL: Zamalek crowned African champions

Photo: Zamalek official facebook page

Photo: Zamalek official facebook page

Zamalek were crowned African champions on Friday after beating Tunisia’s Club Africain 35-22 with a staggering performance in the 2015 African Champions League final.

Zamalek collected their 9th African Champions League title, after beating Tunisian Club Africain.

The game remained goalless for four minutes, until Club Africain scored the first goal of the night.

Zamalek levelled right away, and the game picked-up pace from there. The White Knights attacked relentlessly and managed to finish the first half three goals ahead, with a scoreline of 17-14.

Zamalek started the second half strongly and by the 23rd minute they were 10 goals ahead, with a result of 29-19.

The Whites ended the game with a stunning dominant display, winning by a margin of 13 goals.

The African champions had a brilliant run in the tournament, overcoming Al Ahly in the quarter-final and beating Espérance Sportive de Tunis in the competition’s semi-final.

Malak Hassouna is a French Baccalaureate graduate and currently a Political Sciences student, who was born and still lives in Cairo. She started playing volleyball at the age of 7 as a libero at the Shooting Club in Cairo. A hardcore Chelsea and Al Ahly fan, also a Roger Federer worshipper. She writes for various websites and blogs including KingFut, Chelseafc360 and Vavel UK.

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