Laila Zaki from Egypt and Kira Banfai from Hungaru during the game, photo courtesy of tournament official website Laila Zaki from Egypt and Kira Banfai from Hungaru during the game, photo courtesy of tournament official website

Egypt faces Sweden at U-18 World Handball Championship

Mon, Aug. 13, 2018
CAIRO – 12 August 2018: Egypt will face Sweden at their last group stage game of the 2018 Women's U-18 World Handball Championship on Monday night at Legionów Hall, Kielce.

Egypt hopes to leave a memorable performance against Sweden after a disastrous run in the competition.

The World Cup draw put Egypt in Group B alongside Denmark, Hungary, Croatia, Chile and the 2010 World Cup winners, Sweden.

Egypt lost their first four games to Chile, Croatia, Denmark and Hungary respectively to stay at the bottom of the group with no points.

Egypt qualified for the World Cup as champions of the 2017 African Women's Youth Handball Championship in Ivory Coast. Egyptian players hope to achieve good results in their second participation in the competition.

Egypt’s squad for the tournament includes Nada Mamdouh, Samira Refaat, Rana Rady, Yasmin Emad, Sohila Khaled, Aya Tarek, Farida Hany, Shahd Ahmed, Laila Haitham, Yara Abol Dahab, Alaa Eslam, Salma Abdel Razek, Sandy Kassem, Habiba Goda, Farah Shazly and Lara Osama.

Poland hosts the competition in Kielce between Aug. 7 and 19.
 
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