Al-Faisal Crowns Magdeburg, Germany, With The Handball World Cup

  • October 9, 2021

HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC) crowned the German Magdeburg team with the title of the 14th edition of the World Club Handball Championship “Super Globe 2021”, which was hosted by Jeddah from October 5 to 9, with the participation of 10 clubs representing the world’s continents. The Ministry of Sports organized the event with cooperation from the Saudi Handball Federation and as one of the Quality of Life Program initiatives.

The awarding ceremony took place in the presence of HH Prince Fahd bin Jalawi, Vice-President of the SOPC, Dr Hassan Mustafa, President of the International Handball Federation, and Professor Fadel Al-Nimr, President of the Saudi Handball Federation. German Magdeburg managed to achieve the title after its victory in the final match against Barcelona, ​​Spain, with a score of 33-28 In the meeting that brought them together at the gymnasium in King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah.

In the meeting to determine the third and fourth places, the Danish Aalborg team achieved the third-ranking and the bronze medal after defeating the Brazilian Pineros 29-34.

The last day of the tournament witnessed the holding of several matches to determine the positions from the fifth to the tenth, where the Egyptian Zamalek team won the fifth place, followed by the Qatari Al-Duhail sixth. The Saudi Al-Noor was seventh, the Australian Sydney eighth, the Saudi Al-Wehda team ranked ninth, and the American team Cal Heat Francisco.