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Kenya lose to Egypt, to miss Olympics

Kenya handball team will miss the 2020 Olympic Games ticket after losing to Egypt in the ongoing Olympic qualifiers in Tunisia.

The Peter  Mwathi coached team lost 44-19 in their second match after losing to

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

With the two results, it means the East Africans will also miss out on the qualification for next year’s World Championships to be staged in Egypt. Kenya will now play in the classification matches.

At the end of the event, the winner will earn the sole ticket reserved for Africa at the Tokyo Games with the top six nations booking their place in the Worlds.

With Saturday a rest day for the teams, Mwathi will be seeking to guide his charges to victory against Guinea on Sunday as they seek to record their first win in the tourney

African champions Egypt have qualified for the last eight having recorded two wins so far in Pool “A” with a game to spare against DRC on Sunday.

Egypt beat Guinea 39-22 on Thursday before they hit Kenya 44-19.

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