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2008 African Men's Handball Championship

The 2008 African Men's Handball Championship, was held in Angola, from 8 to 17 January 2008. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2009 World Championship in Croatia.[1]

2008 African Men's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Angola
Dates8 – 17 January
Teams(from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (5th title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Algeria
Fourth place Angola
Tournament statistics
Matches40
Goals scored2326 (58.15 per match)
Top scorer(s)Egypt Hamed Hamed (32 goals)
Next

Egypt win their fifth title beating Tunisia in the final game 27–25.

VenuesEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

     Team advance to the knockout stage

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tunisia 3 3 0 0 95 68 +27 6
  Angola 3 1 0 2 81 83 −2 2
  Cameroon 3 1 0 2 82 87 −5 2
  DR Congo 3 1 0 2 83 103 −20 2
10 January 2008
16:00
Tunisia   29–24   Cameroon Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(14–14)
10 January 2008
18:00
Angola   30–33   DR Congo Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(14–14)

11 January 2008
16:00
Cameroon   31–27   DR Congo Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(17–13)
11 January 2008
18:00
Tunisia   24–20   Angola Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(13–10)

12 January 2008
16:00
Tunisia   42–23   DR Congo Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(22–12)
12 January 2008
16:00
Angola   31–26   Cameroon Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(14–10)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Egypt 3 3 0 0 90 65 +25 6
  Algeria 3 2 0 1 75 65 +10 4
  Morocco 3 1 0 2 71 82 −11 2
  Nigeria 3 0 0 3 65 89 −24 0
10 January 2008
16:00
Egypt   26–23   Algeria Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lubango
(14–13)
10 January 2008
18:00
Morocco   30–25   Nigeria Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lubango
(18–10)

11 January 2008
16:00
Egypt   31–22   Morocco Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lubango
(15–10)
11 January 2008
18:00
Algeria   26–20   Nigeria Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lubango
(14–9)

12 January 2008
16:00
Egypt   33–20   Nigeria Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lubango
(12–10)
12 January 2008
18:00
Algeria   26–19   Morocco Pavilhão Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lubango
(17–9)

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
15 January – Luanda
 
 
  Egypt35
 
17 January – Luanda
 
  Angola27
 
  Egypt27
 
15 January – Luanda
 
  Tunisia25
 
  Tunisia41
 
 
  Algeria25
 
Third place
 
 
17 January – Luanda
 
 
  Angola20
 
 
  Algeria23
5–8 place bracket
 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
14 January – Cabinda
 
 
  DR Congo30
 
15 January – Cabinda
 
  Morocco28
 
  DR Congo31
 
14 January – Cabinda
 
  Nigeria30
 
  Nigeria37
 
 
  Cameroon36
 
Third place
 
 
15 January – Cabinda
 
 
  Morocco23
 
 
  Cameroon32

5–8 place bracketEdit

14 January 2008
17:00
DR Congo   30–28   Morocco Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(16–11)

February 19
19:30 UTC+2
Nigeria   37–36   Cameroon Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(15–18)

SemifinalsEdit

15 January 2008
14:00
Tunisia   41–25   Algeria Pavilhão da Cidadela, Luanda
(17–11)

15 January 2008
18:00
Egypt   35–28   Angola Pavilhão da Cidadela, Luanda
(19–14)

Seventh place gameEdit

15 January 2008
15:00
Morocco   32–23   Cameroon Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(20–11)

Fifth place gameEdit

15 January 2008
17:00
DR Congo   31–30   Nigeria Pavilhão do Tafe, Cabinda
(14–15)

Third place gameEdit

16 January 2008
18:00
Algeria   23–20   Angola Pavilhão da Cidadela, Luanda
(11–11)

FinalEdit

17 January 2008
20:00
Egypt   27–25   Tunisia Pavilhão da Cidadela, Luanda
(12–16)

Final rankingEdit

Qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics & the 2009 World Championship
Qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics Qualifier & the 2009 World Championship
Rank Team
    Egypt
    Tunisia
    Algeria
4   Angola
5   DR Congo
6   Nigeria
7   Cameroon
8   Morocco

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men Handball XVIII Africa Championship 2008 - Angola". todor66.com. Todor Krastev. November 26, 2016.