The wait is nearly over. In simply three days, the twenty seventh IHF Men’s World Championship throws off in Cairo with the host nation taking on Chile inside the opposition’s establishing fit.

In the meantime, groups are making their very last preparations thru competitions and friendlies, and arriving in Egypt.

Japan arrived on 3 January and performed a pleasant sport in opposition to the hosts two days later, losing 29:34. The teams will meet once more in any other friendly at Cairo Stadium Sports Hall on 7 January.

“Since we arrived right here, the whole lot has been high-quality from reception on the airport to move to the motel. Our gamers are in appropriate fitness and we have just had our first schooling consultation. We are searching forward to an excellent tournament,” said Japan’s instruct, Dagur Sigurðsson.

European champions Spain, who will arrive in Egypt on thirteen January, gained the pleasant ‘Qatar International Tournament’, which took place in Doha from 25 to 29 December.

The Spanish regarded in form towards other Egypt 2021 squads, drawing with Tunisia (30:30) and prevailing towards Argentina (33:31) and Qatar (28:26).

It is likewise a busy time for the alternative European groups as they had been gearing up their arrangements with Men’s EHF EURO 2022 qualification matches.

Belarus recorded their first competitive win against Norway (33:26) on 5 January, whilst France, who received the bronze medal in the IHF Men’s World Championship two years ago, misplaced in opposition to Serbia (24:27).

As the throw-off for Egypt 2021 procedures, greater teams will land in Egypt subsequent week, with Brazil scheduled to arrive in Cairo on 8 January.

European aspects will observe in the days after along side the closing teams, following their Men’s EHF EURO 2022 qualification fits.

What aAbout Egypt 2021 ?

The twenty seventh edition of the IHF Men’s World Championship – the first IHF World Championship to be played with 32 teams – will take vicinity in Egypt from thirteen to 31 January 2021 at four venues: Cairo Stadium Sports Hall, New Capital Sports Hall, Dr Hassan Moustafa Sports Hall (previously 6th of October) and Borg Al Arab Sports Hall. The IHF guys’s flagship occasion will characteristic 108 games, with the very last weekend taking place in Cairo.