African Men's Handball Championship

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African Men's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 African Men's Handball Championship
Sport Handball
Founded 1974
Inaugural season 1974
No. of teams 12
Continent CAHB (Africa)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Egypt (6th title)
Most titles  Tunisia (9 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 Olympic Games and for World Handball Championship. Started in 1974, it is the oldest continental handball competition. The current champions are Egypt, who won the 2016 tournament on home court.

Only three countries have won the tournament. Tunisia, winner of the first edition, has won the title a record nine times. Algeria, with seven titles, and Egypt, with six titles, are the only two other teams to have won the competition.

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1974
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Tunisia
n/a
Cameroon

Senegal
n/a
Togo
1976
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Tunisia
n1
Algeria

Cameroon
n1
Togo
1979
Details
Republic of the Congo
Congo

Tunisia
21–17
Egypt

Algeria
26–24
Congo
1981
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Algeria
30–25
Ivory Coast

Tunisia

Egypt
1983
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Algeria
25–24
Congo

Tunisia

Egypt
1985
Details
Angola
Angola

Algeria
23–17
Tunisia

Congo

Egypt
1987
Details
Morocco
Morocco

Algeria
22–16
Egypt

Tunisia

Congo
1989
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Algeria
18–17
Egypt

Tunisia

Congo
1991
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Egypt
n/a
Algeria

Tunisia
n/a
Morocco
1992
Details
Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast

Egypt

Tunisia

Algeria

Zaire
1994
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Tunisia
18–16
Algeria

Egypt

Morocco
1996
Details
Benin
Benin

Algeria
21–19 (ET)
Tunisia

Egypt
28–21
Morocco
1998
Details
South Africa
South Africa

Tunisia
22–19
Algeria

Egypt
35–26
Nigeria
2000
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Egypt
n/a
Algeria

Tunisia
n/a
Morocco
2002
Details
Morocco
Morocco

Tunisia
25–19
Algeria

Egypt
35–25
Morocco
2004
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Egypt
31–28
Tunisia

Angola
31–30
Algeria
2006
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia

Tunisia
26–21
Egypt

Morocco
26–25
Angola
2008
Details
Angola
Angola

Egypt
27–25
Tunisia

Algeria
23–20
Angola
2010
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Tunisia
24–21
Egypt

Algeria
30–22
DR Congo
2012
Details
Morocco
Morocco

Tunisia
23–20
Algeria

Egypt
29–15
Morocco
2014
Details
Algeria
Algeria

Algeria
25–21
Tunisia

Egypt
31–24
Angola
2016
Details
Egypt
Egypt

Egypt
21–19
Tunisia

Angola
25–19
Algeria
2018
Details
Gabon
Gabon
2020
Details
Tunisia
Tunisia
^n1 Egypt finished 2nd however it was disqualified.
^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Performance by nation[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Tunisia 9 7 6 22
2  Algeria 7 7 4 18
3  Egypt 6 5 6 17
4  Cameroon 0 1 1 2
 Congo 0 1 1 2
6  Ivory Coast 0 1 0 1
7  Angola 0 0 2 2
8  Morocco 0 0 1 1
 Senegal 0 0 1 1
Total 22 22 22 66

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Tunisia
1974
Algeria
1976
Republic of the Congo
1979
Tunisia
1981
Egypt
1983
Angola
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
Egypt
2016
Gabon
2018
Years
 Algeria 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 5th 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 4th 21
 Angola 5th 5th 5th 7th 7th 8th 6th 3rd 4th 4th 5th 6th 4th 3rd 14
 Benin 9th 1
 Burkina Faso 12th 1
 Cameroon 2nd 3rd 5th 7th 9th 5th 5th 9th 7th 10th 7th 5th 5th 13
 Central African Rep. 5th 1
 Congo 4th 7th 2nd 3rd 4th 4th 7th 5th 6th 6th 5th 11th 10th 6th 8th 9th 7th 8th 18
 DR Congo 4th 7th 8th 8th 11th 5th 4th 8th 10th 7th 10
 Ivory Coast 6th 7th 2nd 6th 6th 6th 6th 5th 5th 6th 8th 7th 10th 7th 12th 10th 16
 Djibouti 8th 10th 2
 Egypt dq 2nd 4th 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 1st 21
 Gabon 6th 12th 8th 9th 11th 9th 11th Q 7
 Ghana 8th 1
 Guinea 8th 1
 Kenya 9th 12th 2
 Libya 11th 11th 12th 9th 4
 Morocco 5th 5th 4th 7th 4th 4th 5th 4th 4th 6th 3rd 8th 6th 4th 6th 6th 16
 Nigeria 8th 6th 5th 4th 7th 10th 6th 7th 11th 10th 10
 Senegal 3rd 5th 6th 6th 9th 9th 7th 5th 8th 9
 South Africa 10th 1
 Togo 4th 4th 6th 7th 10th 5
 Tunisia 1st 1st 1st 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 22
Total 5 7 8 8 6 6 7 7 7 8 10 10 10 7 12 11 11 8 12 12 12 12 12

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