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HANDBALL: Ali Zein helps Al Sharjah lift Emirati Cup


HANDBALL: Ali Zein helps Al Sharjah lift Emirati Cup

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Egypt’s has lifted the Prime Minister’s Cup with Emirati side , after beating Shabab Al Ahli 19-17.

Zein joined Al Sharjah during the summer of 2018 and has since won four titles, including the Emirati Super Cup, the Emirati League, the Emirati Cup and the Prime Minister’s Cup.

The first-half was very tight as it ended with just a one-goal margin, with Al Sharjah coming out on top with 8-7 scoreline.

They then continued their domination during the second half, ending the game 19-17 in their favour. Zein contributed to their win by scoring nine goals throughout the encounter.

The 28-year was part of the Egyptian national team that participated in the previous World’s Men Championship, where the Pharaohs finished eight. They lost the seventh-placed play-offs to Spain, 36-31.

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