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Egypt Wins the Double at this Year’s FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup

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Egypt’s both men’s and women’s basketball teams have won the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup that was held in Kampala, whereas the men’s team beat DR Congo and the women’s team won over Mali.

The Pharaohs claimed their very first gold medal after beating DR Congo 21-12 in the final, while the women’s team made their victory by defeating Mali 18-15.

Also worth mentioning is that Soraya Mohamed, Egypt’s top player in the women’s team, has claimed the title MVP of the tournament for her remarkable performance.

Egypt’s win marks the first of its kind in the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup, and by defeating Mali, They have denied them from claiming their third victory in a row.

Congratulations to both our teams! They have indeed made us proud.

 

 

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FIBA Women’s Club Champions Cup to be Held For the First time in Egypt

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Egypt has been announced as the official host for the FIBA Women’s Club Champions Cup, this will mark Egypt’s very first time to host the event, which will be held from December 6th until December 15th at the Cairo Indoor Stadium.

The announcement was made earlier by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) for Africa, now Egypt is expected to host the competition’s 34th tournament.

Egypt has gave quite the impressive performance at the 3×3 Africa Cup that was held earlier this month in Uganda, after the women’s national team’s remarkable victory over Mali.

That wasn’t the only highlight of the tournament, Soraya Mohamed was certainly another delight as she was named the Top Scorer for Afrobasket 2019. 

We are just so proud to see Egypt hosting more and more sporting events, and killing it in the process.

 

 

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Egypt Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics After 3-0 Win Over South Africa

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Egypt has successfully secured a spot in the Olympic Games for the very first time since 2012 after an incredible win over South Africa in the semi-final of the U23 African Cup of Nations that took place last night.

South Africa did great in the first half but eventually the Egyptian team pulled a 3-0 win, and by that qualified to the Olympics and will be heading to Tokyo next year.

Ramadan Sobhi scored a goal from the penalty spot in the 59th minute, while Abdel Rahman Magdy managed to score in the 85th and 89th minutes.

This brings so much joy to Egyptian fans seeing that it is Egypt’s first qualification, since the 2012 London Olympics.

The Pharaohs will be facing Ivory Coast in the final on Friday November 22, in the Cairo International Stadium. 

Congratulations to Egypt’s beloved team, and we can’t wait to cheer you all the way to Tokyo next year!

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Tarek Momen and Raneem El Welily Become First Married Couple in Squash History to be Crowned World Champions

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Egypt’s World No.3 Tarek Momen has been crowned the 2019-20 PSA Men’s World Champion after beating New Zealand’s Paul Coll by a 3-0 margin, this means that Momen and his wife Raneem El Welily have become the very first married couple in squash history to be crowned World Champions. 

Expressing his gratitude and happiness for such a win, Momen said, “If I tell you how many times I imagined making this speech my whole life, it’s countless, and now I just don’t know what to say, it’s so hard to digest.”

“I just worked so hard for this. For years, I’ve been trying and trying, I came up this close but then it didn’t happen for me. I haven’t won a Platinum event and the first major I ever win gets to be the World Championship, it’s unbelievable,” he added.

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Also worth mentioning is that Momen became the sixth Egyptian to be crowned world championship and the fourth one in a row to win the title.

“It has been a childhood dream of mine to become the World Champion at some point. I am 31 now, and I was wondering whether I would have the opportunity to do it, so to be able to do it at this age and to still feel that I can give it my all for a few more years is just unbelievable,” he said.

Now that is what I call true relationship goals!

 

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