The Tunisian national handball team is the national handball team of Tunisia and is controlled by the Tunisian Handball Federation.
The Tunisian handball League was founded in 1953. In 1957, the Tunisians founded the Tunisian handball Federation, which was later admitted into the International Handball Federation in 1962.
The Tunisian national handball team has participated in several handball world championships. In 2005 Tunisia finished in 4th place; becoming the second non-European team to reach the World Championship semi-finals after Egypt who was able to reach the semi-final match in 2001. The Tunisian national handball team won the African Cup 9 times. The Tunisians won the 2012 African Cup in Morocco by defeating Algeria in the final match. Egypt and Algeria are Tunisia's only rivals in the African continent.
The national league consists of about 12 teams, with ES. Sahel and Club Africain dominating. There are other teams like Club African and AS Hammamet. These teams have many players who play in the Tunisian national team which also includes players who play in European teams. The former national team player, Walid Ben Amor played in Barcelone F.C. Most of these players play in the French championship.