Egypt ranked 8th at World Championship following loss to Spain
Egypt handball team was defeated by Spain at the 2019 World’s Men Handball Championship missing out on a spot in the Olympic qualification tournament.
Egypt had qualified for the main round after finishing third in Group D of the tournament after Sweden and Hungary. They were initially drawn Qatar, Argentina, and Angola, in addition to the aforementioned two nations.
The Egyptians were narrowly leading the game in the first half 18-17 but failed to maintain their fierce performances in the second half. Spain took advantage of Egypt’s mistakes securing a comfortable lead and eventually snatched the seventh position as they won the game 36-31.
During the championship, the Pharaohs won three games, drew in two and lost four.
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