Tomorrow, we will know who have the honor of raising the trophy of the ISF World Schools Championship Handball 2016. On Tuesday, March 15th, one of the most influencing presidents among International Federations in sport, Dr. Hassan Moustafa, the President of the International Handball Federation (IHF) attended the ISFWSC Handball 2016 in Rouen.
Invited by the ISF President, Mr. Laurent Petrynka, Dr. Hassan Moustafa was welcomed in Kindarena, the emblem of handball in Rouen by young reporters for an interview which is part of ISF DNA.
Later on, a conference was oragnised to share the common vision that ISF and IHF have. Mr. Petrynka introduced Dr. Hassan Moustafa who stressed on the importance to give more tools for PE teachers to enhance more handball within schools. As the representative for handball all over the world, he showed a strong expectation of a deep cooperation between the ISF and the IHF in the future, in order to foster the sport activities in general and the handball league in particular for youngsters. He exchanged with coaches and students at the International Friendship Evening which aims at promoting the cultures of the world.
On the following day, Dr. Hassan Moustafa sat within the audience in various halls to see girl teams’ competitions in Gymnase Rabelais and then, he finished his official visit in Kindarena seeing boy teams’ competitions.
No doubt that participating students were excited to meet with him. Some among them practicing handball at school from the very young age, might consider handball players like Dr. Moustafa as their idol. Besides, it was the occasion for the next WSC Handball 2018 organisers to exchange with him.
Biography about Dr. Hassan Moustafa
Former Egyptian handball player, Dr. Hassan Moustafa has been devoting his life for the international development of handball. His name is known among handball lovers around the world. He played in the club El Ahly, Egyptian national handball club, for 15 years and he was Egyptian representative player for 10 years. Dr. Moutasfa has been elected as the President of International Handball Federation since 2000.