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Handball: Egypt's Zamalek face Tunisian Club Africain in African final

Zamalek search for their ninth handball African Champions League title

Mahmoud Elassal , Thursday 29 Oct 2015
Zamalek handball team
Zamalek handball team players (Photo: Courtesy of Zamalek Official website)

Zamalek handball team are set to face Club Africain of Tunisia in the African Champions League final in Morocco on Friday.

The eight-time African champions, Zamalek reached the tournament final after beating Esperance de Tunis 34-33 after extra time in Morocco, while Club Africain booked their place after beating Egypt's Sporting of Alexandria late on Wednesday.

Zamalek's handball assistant coach Hamada Abdel-Bari confirmed that the Whites will face Club Africain in full squad if they don't suffer any injuries ahead of Friday's final game.

"Zamalek played a good game against Esperance and deserved the victory," Abdel-Bari told a sports' radio programme on Thursday.

"We won't suffer any absence during the final game against the Tunisian champions Club Africain," the Zamalek assistant coach added.

Moreover, talented winger Ahmed El-Ahmar, who played a key role in helping Zamalek reach the final, has expressed his pride by wearing Zamalek’s jersey after a stellar display, especially in the dying minutes against Esperance.

"I am proud to play for a team like Zamalek alongside the best players in the world," El-Ahmar wrote on his official twitter account.

"The title will be for Zamalek," the Zamalek handball team star added.

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