Handball: Egypt's Zamalek come fifth at Super Globe after Al Duhail win

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Saturday 31 Aug 2019

Zamalek players celebrate beating Qtatar's Al Duhail in the 2019 club world championship Super Globe on Saturday (Photo: Super Globe's official twitter account)

Egypt's Zamalek handball team have finished the 2019 Super Globe club world championship in fifth place after beating Qatar’s Al Duhail 33-26 in the in the placement round’s final match on Saturday.

The Whites were eliminated from the prestigious tournament, hosted by Saudi Arabia, after Wednesday's 32-28 loss to German side THW Kiel in the quarter-final.

On Thursday, Zamalek played their first game in the placement rounds for fifth to tenth place, beating American champions New York City 38-24.

The 11-time African champions qualified directly for the quarters of the annual tournament after winning the 2019 African Handball Super Cup by beating local rivals Ahly 38-35.

Zamalek ended the 2010 Super Globe in third place, and came fourth in 2011 and 2012.

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