The Young Pharaohs booked a place in the semi-finals after a heroic win over the Faroe Islands on Thursday after a memorable comeback.
The two teams meet again after less than two weeks when Al Ahly defeated Zamalek 27-24 to clinch the African Super Cup title and book a place in the IHF Super Globe for the second straight season.
The Red Eagles put an end to Zamalek's dominance over the competition in the previous four seasons.
Ali Zein put on a spectacular performance in the game that earned him the Man of the Match award.
In the quarter-finals, Egypt, the defending champions of the competition, will face Algeria, one of the most successful nations in the history of handball in Africa.
The Pharaohs go into the competition as favourites after two successful years on the international level.
The matches between the top two handball teams in Africa always bring joy and excitement for the fans as both teams have some of the finest talents in the continent.
Dr Hassan Mostafa Hall and October international hall will host the games.
Egypt plays in Group A alongside Italy, Serbia, Slovenia and arch-rivals Tunisia.
The Pharaohs, the current title holders, are drawn in Group A alongside Cameroon and Morocco and the hosts picked Cameroon to face in the opening game of the competition.
The Pharaohs, the defending champions, aim to maintain their dominance over the continent and achieve the 8th African title.
Al Ahly achieved the prestigious title for the first time since 2018 and the club's fourth title in the competition.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi congratulated Egypt handball national team after achieving the fourth place in Tokyo Olympic Games.
Spain lost to France 27-23 on Thursday in the semi-finals and they will face Egypt in the bronze-medal match.
Ahmed El Ahmar and Yehia Khaled were Egypt's top scorers against France, having scored five goals each.
Despite having an early lead in the first ten minutes of the game, France managed to return to the game to finish the first half in a 13-13 draw.
Egypt defeated Sweden 27-22 after a sensational performance from the Pharaohs, who reached an important milestone in the journey towards winning a medal.
Egypt reached the quarter-finals after a 27-22 victory over Sweden, achieving Egypt's best ever win over the Scandinavian superpower.
The Pharaohs dominated the game and outclassed their opponents to achieve Egypt's best ever victory over Sweden, the runner-up of 2021 World Cup.
The Egyptians secured their first two points in the group ahead of the toughest clash in the group against the reigning champions, Denmark.