Egypt 2021 will be held from 13-31 January. Matches will take place in and around Cairo, as well as the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria. For the venues, Egypt selected the Cairo Stadium Sports Hall, the New Capital Sports Hall, the Borg Al-Arab Alexandria Sports Hall and the 6th of October Giza Sports Hall.
This will be Egypt’s second time hosting the Handball World Championship, having previously hosted the 16th edition in 1999 when Egypt finished seventh. In 1993, Egypt hosted the Juniors World Championships in Cairo and won the title for the first time in its history