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:
Current sports event 2016 African Women's Handball Championship
Sport Handball
Founded 1974
Inaugural season 1974
Continent Africa (CAHB)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Angola (12th title)
Most titles  Angola (12 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
10–5
Congo

Algeria
10–8
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
24–18
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

Angola
36–17
Tunisia

Cameroon
Awarded
Congo
2018
Details
Republic of the Congo
Congo

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

Medal count[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Angola 12 1 2 15
2  Congo 4 4 5 13
3  Tunisia 3 5 2 10
4  Ivory Coast 2 5 4 11
5  Nigeria 1 1 1 3
6  Cameroon 0 3 3 6
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 22 22 22 66

Participation details[edit]

Nation Tunisia Algeria Republic of the Congo Tunisia Egypt Tunisia Morocco Algeria Egypt Ivory Coast Tunisia Benin South Africa Algeria Morocco Egypt Tunisia Angola Egypt Morocco Algeria Angola
1974 1976 1979 1981 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
4 7 9 7 9 9 8 6 7 7 6 7 6 8 9 8 7 8 8 10 8 9
 Algeria 3 3 5 7 4 4 5 3 2 6 4 6 4 4 4 6 16
 Angola 7 6 5 5 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 19
 Benin 8 1
 Cameroon 2 3 3 2 5 4 4 5 2 5 7 7 5 7 3 15
 Congo 2 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 4 4 2 2 6 5 3 3 5 6 5 4 21
 DR Congo 8 7 6 5 8 3 2 8 8
 Egypt 3 6 8 7 6 5 7 6 6 9 10
 Gabon 9 9 7 8 7 7 8 7
 Ghana 9 1
 Guinea 8 7 2
 Ivory Coast 7 4 4 4 2 1 2 6 3 2 1 3 5 2 3 4 2 3 7 5 20
 Morocco 8 9 10 3
 Mozambique 6 5 2
 Nigeria 6 6 3 2 4 1 4 5 8
 Senegal 2 5 8 5 6 7 8 6 DSQ 9
 South Africa 6 1
 Tanzania 8 1
 Togo 7 7 2
 Tunisia 1 1 2 5 6 4 6 7 6 3 3 4 2 4 2 2 1 2 18
 Uganda 4 4 5 3
Total 1974 1976 1979 1981 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
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Best player award[edit]

Year Award Winner
2004 Angola Nair Almeida
2006
2008 Angola Nair Almeida
2010 Tunisia Mouna Chebbah
2012 Tunisia Mouna Chebbah
2014
2016 Angola Natália Bernardo

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