Egyptian Zamalek win African club championship for the 10th time!

Egyptian handball powerhouse Zamalek were crowned African champions for the tenth time on Sunday after defeating Tunisian side Esperance de Tunis 31-29 in the final after extra-time in Tunis.

The White Knights produced a spirited and impressive display, with lively duo Ahmed El-Ahmar and young winger Yehya Khaled sparkling to down Esperance in an exciting affair.

The Normal time ended in a 25-25 draw before Zamalek prevailed in extra time, winning 31-29.

Zamalek are now one title short of Algerian side CS Petroliers’ record of 11 Champions League trophies. Zamalek’s Cairo rivals Ahly won the competition last year.

Source: Ahram

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