Jeddah to Host World Club Handball Championship "Super Globe 2021"

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Riyadh, September 17, 2021, SPA -- The Ministry of Sports announced today that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the World Club Handball Championship “Super Globe 2021” for the second time in a row, in Jeddah, from 5 to 9 October 2021, in coordination with the Saudi Handball Federation as the tournament is part of the “Quality of Life” Program.
Ten clubs representing the seven continents of the world will participate in the tournament, which will be hosted at King Abdullah Sports City, led by the representatives of the Kingdom as the host country, Al Noor and Al Wahda clubs, as well as Al Duhail of Qatar "Asia", Aalborg of Denmark "Europe", and the University of Sydney from Australia "Oceania", CalHeat San Francisco "North America and the Caribbean", Brazilian Pineros "South and Central America", Zamalek of Egypt "Africa", Barcelona of Spain "Champion of the previous edition", in addition to the German team Magdeburg, who will participate by the invitation of the International Handball Federation.
On this occasion, Prince “Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal”, Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, said in a press statement: “We are once again happy to host the biggest handball club championship, with the participation of the continental champions for the second time in a row, which is an extension of the championships and events hosted by our country with the direct support of our wise leadership, and the keenness and follow-up of His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince towards achieving the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.”
He added: "We wish all the success to our representatives, Al-Nour and Al-Wahda teams, in this tournament, and welcome all the participating teams in their second country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This version of the championship will be represented at a distinguished technical level that will be admired by fans of this fun game."
It is noteworthy that the city of Dammam hosted the previous edition in 2019, after the Kingdom won the hosting rights for four consecutive editions since 2019.
--SPA
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