22 February 2020 06:11 PM

Sports min. to attend Egypt's handball team clash against Tunisia Friday

Friday، 24 January 2020 - 10:10 AM

Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi will head to Tunisia on Friday for attending the national handball team's clash against Algeria in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosted by Tunisia till January 26.

The game will kick off at 4:30 pm Cairo local time.

The winning squad will play against Tunisia or Angola in the final.

Around 16 teams are taking part in the Africa's most prestigious tournament for the first time.

The first six sides will reach directly to the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship in Egypt.

The AFCON title winners will qualify for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, while the runners-up will take part in a play-off tournament that also qualifies for the Olympics.

MENA

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