FILE- Egyptian women’s youth national handball team
CAIRO – 7 August 2018: The Egyptian women’s youth national handball team opens their participation at the 2018 Women's U-18 World Handball Championship against Chile on Monday night at Legionów Hall, Kielce.
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.
The World Cup draw put Egypt in Group B alongside Denmark, Hungary, Croatia, Chile and the 2010 World Cup winners, Sweden.
Egypt will face Croatia on Wednesday, Denmark on Friday, and Hungary on Saturday. Egypt will end their group stage games on Monday against Sweden.
Denmark has had a perfect start at the tournament defeating Croatia 28-21.
Poland hosts the competition in Kielce between August 7 and 19.
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