Egypt 23-24 Sweden
The match ends as Egypt slump to their first defeat in the tournament. Thanks for following our live updates!
59' Time out for Egypt as Sweden lead 24-23
58' Yehya Khaled levels the score with two minutes remaining
57' Hendawi keeps Egypt's hopes alive with a superb save
53' Yehya Khaled scores his third goal as Sweden lead 22-21
49' Mohamed Hachem levels the score 19-19
44' Sweden take the lead for the first time in the game
42' Veteran star Ahmed El-Ahmar makes his first appearance in the game
41' Sweden level the score 16-16 as Egypt makes a poor start in the second half
39' Egypt take a time out after Sweden narrowed the gap to one goal.
36' Egypt to play with four player as Omar El-Wakil also receives two-minute suspension
35' Ibrahim El-Masry receives two-minute suspension
32' Mohamed Sanad scores his sixth goal so far
The second half is underway
The first half ends as Egypt lead 12-9
25' Egypt keeper Hindawi saves successive Swedish efforts.
22' Mohamed Sanad is Egypt's best performer in the game with five goals so far
20' Mohamed Hachem scores his third goal in the game
15' Mohamed Sanad scores two consecutive goals as Egypt lead 8-5
11' Mohamed Hachem makes it 5-3 for Egypt
7' Sweden level the score to 3-3
2' Yehya El-Deraa opens the scoring for Egypt
Match is underway
* Egypt opened the 27th IHF Men’s Handball World Championship campaign by beating Chile 35-29 then they defeated North Macedonia 38-19 in the second round of Group G games.
* Sweden also started the tournament with beating North Macedonia 32-20, before smashing Chile 41-26 respectively.
Venue: Cairo Stadium Sports Hall
Group G ranking:
Sweden 4 pts
Egypt 4 pts
North Macedonia 0
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