Egypt battered by Sweden in Women’s Junior World Handball Championship
Having been placed in a tough group alongside France, Croatia, Germany, Spain and the aforementioned Sweden, going into the final game Egypt had failed to register a single point and were on the back of a 51-10 drubbing to Germany.
Egypt had a tricky first half of the game with the score at 5-17 to Sweden, and the second half was almost a direct repeat as the second half score was 7-16 to the Swedes, with the match eventually finishing 12-33.
A large part of Egypt’s problem in this tournament has been the lack of a consistent goalscorer, with only Wazery being Egypt’s highest scoring in more than one game and her highest total in a game was just 7.
This remained the case against Sweden as five separate players all only scored twice with no one scoring more than that, while Sweden’s Rosell scored 9.
As a result of finishing bottom of the group, Egypt will play in the 21st place playoff bracket where they will meet Paraguay, and if Egypt lose they will place in 23rd overall while if they win they will face China to decide who places in 21st place.
The playoff against Paraguay will take place on Tuesday 10th of July at 10:30AM Egyptian time, and should they make it the playoff against China takes place the following day at 12:45PM Egyptian time.