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Saudi Arabia hosts the World Handball Championship for club


Today, Friday, September 17, 2021, the Ministry of Sport announced that the Kingdom will host the Super Globe 2021 World Club Handball Championship in Jeddah for the second consecutive time from October 5-9, 2021 AD, in coordination with the Saudi Handball Federation, a tournament which is part of Quality of Life Program.

At the tournament, which will be hosted by King Abdullah Sports City, led by representatives of the Kingdom, the “host country”, teams Al Noor and Al Wahda, in addition to Qatar, will participate ten club from different countries of the world. Al Duhail club, the Asian champion, Aalborg Danish, the European champion and the University of Sydney: Australia “Champion of Oceania”, Cal Heat San Francisco “Champion of North America and the Caribbean”, Pineros of Brazil “Champion of South and Central America “, Zamalek of Egypt” Champion of Africa “, Barcelona of Spain” Champion of the previous edition “, in addition to the German team Magdeburg, which will participate at the invitation of the International Handball Federation.

On this occasion, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, minister of sport and president of the Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia, said: “We are delighted to once again host the biggest championships at the level of club of handball and with the participation of the continental champions for the second consecutive time, which is an extension of the championships and events hosted by our dear country with the direct support of our wise leadership and the enthusiasm and following of His Highness, the Crown Prince – may God protect him – towards achieving Kingdom’s Vision 2030 goals.

His Highness added: “We wish all success to our representatives, the Al-Nour and Al-Wahda teams, in this tournament, and we welcome all participating teams to their second country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. God willing, this version will appear on a distinct technical level that will be admired by fans of this fun game. “

Interestingly, the city of Dammam hosted the previous edition in 2019, after the Kingdom won the hosting rights for four consecutive editions since 2019.

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