"It's all perfect at the Cairo Stadium" says IHF delegates
With 57 days to go for Egypt 2021, the IHF delegates, on Tuesday, paid an inspection visit to the Cairo Stadium Main Hall and were in awe of the renovations that have taken place.
The delegates praised the hall's facilities as being 'Perfect and ideal' to host the 27th edition of the IHF Men's Handball World Championship, which will be held from 13 to 31 January.
The main hall will host the opening match on 13 January between Egypt and Chile in the first round and the other matches of group G as well as the main round and the last two matches; The play-off for the third place and the final.
The delegation was accompanied by the Championship Director Hussein Labib and his deputy Khaled Fatty. The IHF was represented by Head of Inspection Commission Alaa El Sayed, representatives of SportsFive and members of the LOC commissions.
SportsFive Production Manager Sven Harke revealed that he was so impressed with the current situation of the Cairo Stadium, "The situation is now perfect and ideal." He said.
"We are extremely happy and pleased. The hall is ready to host the event with full efficiency."
The Cairo Stadium Main Indoor Hall, is the biggest of the three other venues scheduled to host the Egypt 2021; The New Capital Hall, 6th of October Hall and the Borg El Arab Hall.
The 17,000-seat Cairo Stadium Hall has hosted the Men's Handball World Championship in 1999.
The Hall had recently been refurbished and renovated for the Championship which will see the final match taking place on the 31st of January.