Sisi congratulates Egyptians on winning Handball Africa Cup of Nations
Sunday، 31 January 2016 - 12:00 AM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday 30/1/2016 congratulated the Egyptian people on the national handball team's winning of the Africa Cup of Nations.
In a statement by the presidency, Sisi hailed the Egyptian players' performance.
In the final game, the Egyptian team defeated Tunisia 21-19 at Cairo Stadium, qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
With Saturday's win, the national team has secured their sixth continental title and their first since 2008.
Earlier, Egypt secured a place in the 2017 World Cup in France after defeating Angola on Friday in the semi-final.