African Women's Handball Championship

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For the men's tournament, see African Men's Handball Championship.
African Women's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2014 African Women's Handball Championship
Sport Handball
Founded 1974
Inaugural season 1974
Continent Africa (CAHB)
Most recent champion(s)  Tunisia (3rd title)
Most titles  Angola (11 titles)

The African Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Africa, and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the African champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the Summer Olympics and For World Handball Championship.

Medal summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1974
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Tunisia
n/a
Senegal

Egypt
n/a
Uganda
1976
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Tunisia

Congo

Algeria

Senegal
1979
Details
Republic of the Congo
Congo

Congo
21 – 17
Cameroon

Algeria
19 – 12
Ivory Coast
1981
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Congo
11 – 10
Tunisia

Nigeria

Ivory Coast
1983
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Congo

Nigeria

Cameroon

Ivory Coast
1985
Details
Angola
Angola

Congo

Ivory Coast

Cameroon

Tunisia
1987
Details
Morocco
Morocco

Ivory Coast

Cameroon

Congo

Tunisia
1989
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Angola
22 – 18
Ivory Coast

Congo

Algeria
1991
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Nigeria

Angola

Congo

Algeria
1992
Details
Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast

Angola

Congo

Ivory Coast

Nigeria
1994
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Angola

Ivory Coast

Algeria

Congo
1996
Details
Benin
Benin

Ivory Coast
35 – 19
Algeria

Angola
24 – 21
Congo
1998
Details
South Africa
South Africa

Angola
31 – 23
Congo

Ivory Coast
30 – 28
Cameroon
2000
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Angola
30 – 21
Congo

Tunisia
34 – 33
Cameroon
2002
Details
Morocco
Morocco

Angola
30 – 21
Ivory Coast

Tunisia
31 – 20
Algeria
2004
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Angola
31 – 20
Cameroon

Ivory Coast
24 – 22
Tunisia
2006
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Angola
32 – 30
Tunisia

Congo
22 – 15
Ivory Coast
2008
Details
Angola
Angola

Angola
39 – 27
Ivory Coast

Congo
30 – 25
Tunisia
2010
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Angola
31 – 30
Tunisia

Ivory Coast
32 – 28
Algeria
2012
Details
Morocco
Morocco

Angola
26 – 24
Tunisia

DR Congo
33 – 24
Algeria
2014
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Tunisia
23 – 20
DR Congo

Angola
30 – 22
Algeria
2016
Details
Angola
Angola

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Medal count[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Angola 11 1 2 14
2  Congo 4 4 5 13
3  Tunisia 3 4 2 9
4  Ivory Coast 2 5 4 11
5  Nigeria 1 1 1 3
6  Cameroon 0 3 2 5
7  Algeria 0 1 3 4
8  DR Congo 0 1 1 2
9  Senegal 0 1 0 1
10  Egypt 0 0 1 1
Total 21 21 21 63

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Tunisia
1974
Algeria
1976
Republic of the Congo
1979
Tunisia
1981
Egypt
1983
Tunisia
1985
Morocco
1987
Algeria
1989
Egypt
1991
Ivory Coast
1992
Tunisia
1994
Benin
1996
South Africa
1998
Algeria
2000
Morocco
2002
Egypt
2004
Tunisia
2006
Angola
2008
Egypt
2010
Morocco
2012
Algeria
2014
Angola
2016
Years
 Algeria 3 3 5 4 4 5 3 2 6 4 6 4 4 4 14
 Angola 7 6 5 5 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 Q 18
 Benin 8 1
 Cameroon 2 3 3 2 5 4 4 5 2 5 7 7 5 7 14
 Congo 2 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 4 4 2 2 6 5 3 3 5 6 5 20
 DR Congo 8 8 7 6 5 8 3 2 8
 Ivory Coast 6 4 4 4 2 1 2 6 3 2 1 3 5 2 3 4 2 3 7 19
 Egypt 3 x 6 6 5 7 6 6 9 8
 Gabon 9 8 7 7 8 5
 Guinea 8 1
 Morocco x 9 10 2
 Mozambique 6 5 2
 Nigeria 6 3 2 1 4 5 6
 Senegal 2 4 5 6 7 8 6 7
 South Africa 6 1
 Tanzania 8 1
 Togo 7 7 2
 Tunisia 1 1 2 5 4 4 6 7 6 3 3 4 2 4 2 2 1 17
 Uganda 4 5 5 3
Total
x : Don't participate

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