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
53 nations
Official language
French, English & Arabic
President
Dr. Mansourou A. Aremou Benin
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 Dr. Mansourou A. Aremou from Benin. The motto of the organisation is Let's build African Handball together.

History[edit]

Old logo

The African Handball Confederation has been first continental confederation and with its 51 national federation. It is also the continental confederation with highest numbers of members within the IHF.

The founding congress took place on January 15, 1973 in Lagos, Nigeria during the 2nd All-Africa Games. It was attended by Alberto de San Roman (Spain), the Vice-President of the International Handball Federation. The committee, which had done all the preparation work, was awarded with executive functions within the confederation. Dr. Salem Nabil became President and Babacar Fall Secretary General.

Its headquarters is in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

CAHB Presidents[edit]

S. No. Name Country Tenure
1. Dr. Nabil Salem  Egypt 1973 - 1978
2. Mr. Babacar Fall  Senegal 1978 - 1993
3. Dr. Nabil Salem  Egypt 1993 - 1996
4. Mr. Christophe Yapo Achi  Ivory Coast 1996 - 2008
5. Dr. Mansourou Aremou  Benin September 2008 - Till date

CAHB Council[edit]

Designation Name Country
President Dr. Mansourou Aremou  Benin
1st Vice-President Dr. Lanre Glover  Nigeria
2nd Vice-President Mr. Medhat Elbeltagy  Egypt
Secretary General Mr. Charles Omboumahou  Republic of the Congo
Treasurer Mr. Auguste Dogbo  Togo
President Zone 1 Mr. Karim Helali  Tunisia
President Zone 2 Mr. Diouf Seydou  Senegal
President Zone 3 Mr. Paul Marie Pikbougoum  Burkina Faso
President Zone 4 Mr. Amos Mbayo Kitenge  Democratic Republic of the Congo
President Zone 5 Mr. Paul K. Francis  Kenya
President Zone 6 Mr. Ruth Saunders  South Africa

CAHB Tournaments[edit]

Nations
Clubs

Title Holders[edit]

Nations African Championship African Junior Championship African Youth Championship
Men Women Men Women Men Women
 Egypt (2016)  Tunisia (2014)  Tunisia (2016)  Angola (2015)  Egypt (2014)  Egypt (2015)
Clubs Champions Cup Cup Winner's Cup Super Cup
Men Women Men Women Men Women
Egypt Zamalek (2015) Angola 1º de Agosto (2015) Egypt Zamalek (2016) Angola 1º de Agosto (2016) Tunisia ES Tunis (2016) Angola 1º de Agosto (2016)

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
Men
Algeria 10/12 12/12 10/12 10/12 4
Egypt 11/12 6/12 7/12 12/12 10/12 9/12 6
Tunisia 16/16 10/12 8/12 12/12 4
Total 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 14
Women
Angola 7/8 9/10 9/10 12/12 10/12 8/12 6
Congo 6/6 1
Ivory Coast 8/8 1
Nigeria 8/8 1
Total 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9

World Championship record[edit]

Men
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 16/16 16/16 16/24 17/24 15/24 13/24 18/24 17/24 19/24 15/24 17/24 24/24 14
 Angola 20/24 21/24 Q 3
 Egypt 14/16 12/16 6/24 6/24 7/24 4/24 15/24 14/24 17/24 14/24 14/24 16/24 14/24 Q 14
 Morocco 22/24 23/24 17/24 22/24 23/24 20/24 6
 Nigeria 23/24 1
 Tunisia 15/16 15/24 16/24 12/24 10/24 14/24 4/24 11/24 17/24 20/24 11/24 15/24 Q 13
Total 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 59
Women
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 12/12 19/24 22/24 3
 Angola 16/16 16/16 13/20 15/24 15/24 13/24 17/24 16/24 7/24 11/24 8/24 16/24 16/24 13
 Cameroon 22/24 1
 Congo 12/12 22/24 22/24 17/24 20/24 5
Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo 20/24 24/24 2
 Ivory Coast 17/20 14/24 20/24 21/24 21/24 18/24 16/24 7
 Tunisia 12/12 19/24 18/24 15/24 14/24 18/24 17/24 21/24 8
Total 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 38

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