World Handball Championship to be hosted in 2021 as scheduled

By: Reem Sameh

Dr. Hesham Nasr, president of the Egyptian handball federation, assured that they have a great insist on holding the World Handball Championship at its scheduled date in Jan, 2021. Nasr stressed that there are no intentions to cancel the current season.

 “We are in constant contact with Minister of Youth and Sports Dr. Ashraf Sobhy and all the concerned authorities responsible for organizing the World Cup and we can’t make any decisions at the moment regarding postponing hosting the tournament. We are working to host the tournament at its scheduled date, even if we were late for a month or two in the implementation, that doesn’t mean an indication for postponement” Hesham Nasr added. “If the conditions deteriorated, there will be another decision”.

The International Handball Federation headed by Dr. Hassan Mostafa, has opened the door for postponing the World Cup in case Egypt requests that.