Egypt Handball national team star Ahmed Elahmar
Full time: Egypt 35-26 Belarus
The match ends as Egypt secure an impressive 35-26 win. Thanks for following our live updates!
55' Belarus narrow the gap to nine goals with five minutes remaining.
50' Egypt increase their lead to 11 goals with 10 minutes remaining.
45' The Pharaohs are now leading by 10 goals, their biggest advantage in the game so far.
43' Egypt's promising player Ahmed Hashem scores following a wonderful feint.
40' Egypt increase their advantage to nine goals.
34' Egypt quickly restore their seven-goal advantage.
32' Belarus the first to score in the second half, thanks to a goal from 18-year-old Kiryl Samoila.
The second half is underway
The first half ends as Egypt lead 21-14
27' Egypt's pivot Wissam Nawar scores two goals after neat moves.
24' Egypt's Ali Zein receives a two-minute suspension.
20' Ahmed Hesham, Egypt's best player in their U19 World Championship triumphant campaign two years ago, is also producing a powerful display.
16' El-Ahmar scores five goals from five attempts, a superb rate so far!
11' Egypt keeper El-Tayar continues his impressive displays, thwarting three efforts from Belarus.
9' Al-Ahmar scores a penalty as Egypt increase their advantage.
5' Veteran player Ahmed El-Ahmar impresses in the first five minutes, just like he did against Russia!
2' Yehia El-Deraa scores Egypt's opening goal and steals possession at the other end, with Egypt scoring again from a fast break to go 2-0 up.
The match is underway
Venue: Cairo Stadium Sports Hall
Main Round – Group IV ranking:
Egypt 4 pts
Slovenia 4 pts
Russia Handball Federation 3 pts
Belarus 2 pts
North Macedonia 0 pts
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