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HANDBALL: Sporting Club of Alexandria beat Zamalek to lift Egypt Cup

have lifted the Cup title after beating league champions Zamalek in the final on Friday night.

Zamalek were coming off a crucial win against arch-rivals , which gifted them their 19th league title.

Meanwhile, Sporting had a great run in the Egypt Cup, having surprisingly knocked out Al Ahly in the quarter-finals, before overcoming Heliopolis in the semi-finals.

Despite many considering Zamalek as huge favourites for the game, the Whites Knights were struggling from the get-go, and were trailing by three goals for the majority of the first-half.

They then ended the first-half behind 16-12.

Despite their efforts to come back into the game in the second-half, Sporting Club of Alexandria's defensive prowess didn't allow them to reduce the deficit.

The game finally ended in the Alexandrian side's favour 33-30, which marked Sporting's first domestic cup title in their history.

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