Ahmed El-Ahmer, the maven star and captain of Egypt’s national handball team, pointed out that the World Men’s Handball Championship will not be an easy tourney, because of the circumstances caused by the novel of coronavirus pandemic, according to yalla kora.com.
El-Ahmar, 37, admitted that the cancellation of many training camps, for Egypt and for most of the participating teams, will have a negative impact on each team’s performance. This is particularly the case as handball, as a game, entails constant physical contact with several players and different teams.
Moreover, he said that the Egyptian national team’s mission is tough, but its main goal is to reach the final match, and compete for the title to make the Egyptian fans happy.
“It was not easy, because every two years this is the top tournament for our top handball teams. Highly anticipated tournament, it’s the largest tournament in the world,” El-Ahmar said.
“I can’t wait to get back into the competition aspect again. There’s really nothing like the adrenaline rush of being on the court with your national team, you’re in the middle of a play and there’s passing going on, everyone’s being loud,” El-Ahmar said. “It’s just this sense of like we’re here and we’re here to work hard and to do something.”
El-Ahmar, the World famous Egyptian legend of handball added that the Egyptian national team will take each match one-by-one.
El-Ahmar ultimately expressed his wish and desire to win a World Handball championships medal despite the difficulty of the competition, pledging to do his best.