CAIRO, 3 August 2021: A legendary achievement, writing a new line in the history of Egyptian handball, Egypt beat Germany 31-26 in the quarter-finals of men's handball competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Egyptian national team is set for a decisive date with France in the semi-finals on Thursday, and the date of the match has not been set yet.
Egypt's handball team became the first Arab and African team to reach the Olympic semi-finals.
For the first time, a non-European team qualified for the Olympics semi-finals since Seoul 1988, when South Korea qualified.
The best position for the Pharaohs in the Olympics was the seventh in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and then she achieved her last victory over Germany in the Olympics.
Before today's match, Egypt beat Germany in the Olympics twice, in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, and since then Egypt has lost in 4 consecutive matches.
Today, the Pharaohs achieved their biggest victory over the Germans and ended a 21-year complex, with a victory that everyone will remember.