Monday was a bitter day for the Egyptian men’s national handball team when Egypt lost the final to Tunisia and finished second at the African handball championship in Gabon. It qualified for the 2019 World Cup, which will take place between Germany and Denmark.
It was an exciting game when Egypt finished the first half with a favorable result. However, it wasn’t long before Tunisia struck back and won 26:24.
While Egypt was the reigning champions of the African Cup, Tunisia has now overturned Egypt.
Egypt ranks third in most African championships ever won. With six championship wins, Egypt is in third place after Algeria with seven titles and Tunisia in third place with ten titles.
That year, however, the road to Egypt was difficult from the start of the championship. Egypt already had problems beating Morocco with a narrow result of 33-28 in the opening game.