CAIRO – 10 August 2018: Egypt will face Denmark at their third game of the 2018 Women’s U-18 World Handball Championship on Friday night at Legionów Hall, Kielce.
Denmark, the national team that has achieved the title twice in 2006 and 2012, has had a stunning campaign at the tournament.
Denmark defeated Croatia at their opening game in the tournament 28-21 before defeating Sweden 32-23 and they are one of the main contenders for the title.
Egypt failed to achieve any victory at the tournament as they lost the opening game to Chile on Tuesday before losing the second game on Wednesday night to Croatia.
Egypt qualified for the World Cup as champions of the 2017 African Women’s Youth Handball Championship in Ivory Coast. Egyptian players hope to achieve good results in their second participation in the competition.
Egypt’s squad for the tournament includes Nada Mamdouh, Samira Refaat, Rana Rady, Yasmin Emad, Sohila Khaled, Aya Tarek, Farida Hany, Shahd Ahmed, Laila Haitham, Yara Abol Dahab, Alaa Eslam, Salma Abdel Razek, Sandy Kassem, Habiba Goda, Farah Shazly and Lara Osama.
The World Cup draw put Egypt in Group B alongside Denmark, Hungary, Croatia, Chile and the 2010 World Cup winners, Sweden.
Poland hosts the competition in Kielce between Aug. 7 and 19.