Excitement spread in Egypt after the country won it’s bid to host the 2021 World Handball Championship. The Country has been working on the bid for over a year. It’s a well-deserved victory. Winning the bid for the 2019 African Cup of nations has restored the confidence Egypt needed in handball, more so with the 2021 world cup.
The indoor court of the Cairo International Stadiums complex. It is currently under the biggest make over project it’s seen since it’s establishment 25 years ago. Work is proceeding day and night, officials say it should be ready before the year ends.
The world cup will be held in the countries most beautiful cities. Beside the Capital Cairo, Groups will be playing in the Red sea resort cities Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, the ancient Roman coastal city Alexandria, and Luxor the richest country in Ancient Egyptian antiquities. Egypt wants to make this world class cup, an unforgettable event for all participants.
President of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Hassan Mostafa and President of the Egyptian Handball Federation (EHF) Hesham Nasr signed on Thursday the official document to host the Championship in the presence of Egyptian Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhy.
“The participation of 32 teams instead of 24 for the first time in the 2021 World Handball Championship is a clear challenge that obliges all of us to work in full swing in order to make the tournament a success,” Sobhy told reporters.
Egyptian state institutions are joining forces to provide all the facilities required for the 2021 World Handball Championship, including infrastructural, technical, logistical and administrative support, and cadres experienced in the field of organizing sports tournaments to coordinate the event, he said.