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HANDBALL: Egypt to host 2021 World Men’s Championship

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Image: BeIN Sport’s official website

It was announced today that will host the IHF World Men’s Championship 2021 after sustaining tough competition from Hungary.

Egypt won the race to host the 27th World Men’s Championship 2021 after fierce competition from Hungary and Poland. The decision was announced on Friday, during the Federation General Assembly held in Sochi, Russia.

This will be the second IHF World Championship hosted by Egypt, as in 1999, Egypt successfully hosted the 16th edition of the championship which Sweden won.

Egypt now sit 15th in the world ranking with 355 points, the highest of all Arab and African rankings.

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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