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Egypt appoint David Davis as new handball head coach

Egypt appoint David Davis as new handball head coach

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Egyptian Federation has announced the appointment of Spanish manager as the national team new head coach.

Following the resignation of former manager Marwan Ragab after ’s loss to Tunisia in the championship final, the EHF has been in search for a new manager to lead the Pharaohs.

The president of the EHF Hesham Nasr and the board of directors decided to appoint former World championship David Davis after meeting the Spaniard, who agreed on a deal to guide the Egyptian national team ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

The Pharaohs have qualified for the upcoming World Cup, which will be held in Denmark and Germany in January 2019, after finishing as 2018 African Championship runners-up.

David Davis is a former Spanish handball player, who has managed to win four European Championship titles and six Spanish Championship titles as well as clinching the 2005 World Championship.

He started his managerial career as an assistant coach of Macedonian side RK Vardar, before taking charge of the club’s women’s team. He also had a stint as the Russian national team assistant coach.

The EHF revealed that they are excited about the new manager’s plans, who has promised uniformity among all the Egyptian national teams.

It’s worth mentioning that Egypt will host the 2021 World Championship after beating Hungary and Poland to the hosting rights.

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