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RELIVE: Egypt v Sweden (2021 World Handball Championship)

Ahram Online provided a live coverage of Monday's match between Egypt and Sweden in the 3rd round of Group G games of the 27th IHF Men’s Handball World Championship - Egypt 2021

Ahram Online , Monday 18 Jan 2021
Ahmed Elahmar
Handball-2021 IHF Handball World Championship - Preliminary Round Group G - Egypt v North Macedonia - Cairo Stadium Hall 1, Cairo, Egypt-January 16, 2021. (Reuters)
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Egypt 23-24 Sweden

Match report

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
Chile 0
North Macedonia 0

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