File- Zamalek face Sporting at the final
CAIRO – 13 October 2019: African Handball Champions League defending champions, Zamalek, defeated Angola’s GD Interclube 30-18 on Saturday to reach the competition’s final.
Zamalek set up a clash against Sporting in the second consecutive All-Egyptian final.
Zamalek aim to defend their title and achieve their 12th title in the competition to become the team with the most titles in the history of the competition.
On the other hand, Sporting, who defeated JSK of Congo 27-20, seek writing history and add their first title in the history of the competition and become the fourth Egyptian team to win the Prestigious title after Zamalek, Al-Ahly and Port Said.
Zamalek reached the final three times in the last four years and won the title in the three occasions and they hope to continue their run.
Zamalek have a stunning record at the finals as they achieved the title 11 times from 12 appearances at the final. Their only loss came in 2012 when they lost the final to Al-Ahly.
The game starts at 9:00 pm.