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Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports, met this morning, Sunday, with the Organizing Committee of the World Handball Cup, scheduled to be held in Egypt early next year 2021, with the participation of 32 teams, in the presence of Eng. Hisham Nasr, President of the Egyptian Handball Federation, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, and the Captain Hussein Labib, director of the tournament, Dr. Ahmed Al-Sheikh, executive director of the National Sports Council, head of the government communication committee in the tournament, and some leaders of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The meeting discussed the preparations for the accommodation hotels for the teams and delegations participating in the tournament, in addition to the medical plan for the tournament and its equipment in terms of preventive measures for the new Corona virus Covid-19, and what is required of the analyzes and procedures for events and delegations before coming to Egypt, and the procedures and special instructions during the tournament. .
Dr. Ashraf Sobhi confirmed that the Egyptian state, led by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, provides full support and all the necessary requirements to achieve the success of the tournament, which is the largest with the participation of 32 teams for the first time in the history of the tournament.
“Subhi” stressed, during the meeting, that all the committees concerned with the tournament should finish all their preparations at the specified times.
This came during the weekly meeting held by the Minister of Youth and Sports with the organizing committee to follow up all preparations for the tournament.
For his part, Eng. Hisham Nasr thanked the Minister of Youth and Sports for his tireless efforts in overcoming all obstacles facing the organizing committee, and his keenness to implement all work in accordance with international standards and standards.
It is noteworthy that the national handball team chose to play in Group G in the championship competitions with Sweden, the Czech Republic, and the representative of South America, during the draw held in the pyramids area in Giza.
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