African Handball Confederation

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African Handball Confederation
CAHB (logo).png
CAHB logo
Formation 1973
Type Sports organization
Headquarters Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Membership 45 nations
Official language French, English & Arabic
President Christophe Yapo Achy
Website www.cahbonline

The African Handball Confederation, (acronym CAHB) referring to a (French: Confédération Africaine de Handball), is the administrative and controlling body for African team handball. Founded in 1973 after the 2nd African Games in Lagos, Nigeria, it represents the national handball associations of Africa under the supervision of the International Handball Federation (IHF).

The CAHB headquarters is located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Its current President is the Ivorian Christophe Yapo Achy.

History[edit]

Old logo

Founded on January 15, 1973 in Lagos, Nigeria during the 2nd All Africa Games, the African Handball Confederation (CAHB) is the institution which runs handball in Africa. It is a non-profit making apolitical organisation. To date, fifty (50) federations are affiliated to the CAHB. Its headquarters is in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Tournaments[edit]

Country[edit]

Club[edit]


Title Holders[edit]

African Championship Men Women Men's U-20 Women's U-19 Men's U-18 Women's U-17
 Algeria (2014)  Tunisia (2014)  Egypt (2014)  Angola (2013)  Egypt (2014)  Angola (2013)
Champions League Men Women
Tunisia Club Africain (2014) Angola 1º de Agosto (2014)

Members[edit]

Summer olympics record[edit]

Men[edit]

Nation Germany
1936
West Germany
1972
Canada
1976
Soviet Union
1980
United States
1984
South Korea
1988
Spain
1992
United States
1996
Australia
2000
Greece
2004
China
2008
United Kingdom
2012
Brazil
2016
Total
Algeria 10 12 10 10 4
Egypt 11 6 7 12 10 5
Tunisia 16 10 8 3
Total 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 12

Women[edit]

Nation Canada
1976
Soviet Union
1980
United States
1984
South Korea
1988
Spain
1992
United States
1996
Australia
2000
Greece
2004
China
2008
United Kingdom
2012
Brazil
2016
Total
Angola 7 9 9 12 10 5
Congo 6 1
Ivory Coast 8 1
Nigeria 8 1
Total 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14

World Championship record[edit]

Men[edit]

Team Germany
1938
Sweden
1954
East Germany
1958
West Germany
1961
Czechoslovakia
1964
Sweden
1967
France
1970
East Germany
1974
Denmark
1978
West Germany
1982
Switzerland
1986
Czechoslovakia
1990
Sweden
1993
Iceland
1995
Japan
1997
Egypt
1999
France
2001
Portugal
2003
Tunisia
2005
Germany
2007
Croatia
2009
Sweden
2011
Spain
2013
Qatar
2015
France
2017
Total
 Algeria 15 16 16 16 16 17 15 13 18 17 19 15 17 Q 14
 Angola 20 21 2
 Egypt 14 12 6 6 7 4 15 14 17 14 14 16 Q 13
 Morocco 22 23 17 22 23 20 6
 Nigeria 23 1
 Tunisia 15 15 16 12 10 14 4 11 17 20 11 Q 12
Total 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 56

Women[edit]

Team Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1957
Romania
1962
Germany
1965
Netherlands
1971
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1973
Soviet Union
1975
Czechoslovakia
1978
Hungary
1982
Netherlands
1986
South Korea
1990
Norway
1993
Austria
1995
Germany
1997
Denmark
1999
Italy
2001
Croatia
2003
Russia
2005
France
2007
China
2009
Brazil
2011
Serbia
2013
Denmark
2015
Germany
2017
Total
 Algeria 11 19 22 3
 Angola 16 16 13 15 15 13 17 16 7 11 8 16 Q 13
 Cameroon 22 1
 Congo 12 22 22 17 20 5
Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo 20 Q 2
 Ivory Coast 17 14 20 21 21 18 16 7
 Tunisia 12 19 18 15 14 18 17 Q 8
Total 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 38

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