2014 African Men's Handball Championship

The 2014 African Men's Handball Championship was the 21st edition of the African Men's Handball Championship, held in Algiers and Chéraga, Algeria, from 16 to 25 January 2014. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship in Qatar.

2014 African Men's Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Algeria
Dates16–25 January
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Algeria (7th title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Egypt
Fourth place Angola
Tournament statistics
Matches42
Goals scored2255 (53.69 per match)
Top scorer(s)Algeria Messaoud Berkous
(44 goals)
Best playerAlgeria Messaoud Berkous
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In the final, hosts Algeria beat Tunisia 25–21 to win their seventh title after beating

VenuesEdit

Algiers Algiers
Hacène Harcha Arena La Coupole d’Alger Arena
Capacity: 8,000 Capacity: 5,500
   
Chéraga
Salle Chéraga
Capacity: 3,000
 

QualificationEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Previous appearances in tournament1
  Algeria 19 (1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
  Angola 12 (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
  Cameroon 11 (1974, 1976, 1979, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
  Congo 16 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012)
  DR Congo 8 (1992, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
  Egypt 18 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
  Gabon 5 (2000, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012)
  Libya 2 (2004, 2010)
  Morocco 15 (1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
  Nigeria 8 (1979, 1981, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010)
  Senegal 8 (1974, 1976, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2002, 2004, 2012)
  Tunisia 20 (1974, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italics indicates host.

RefereesEdit

11 couples were announced for the competition.

SquadsEdit

DrawEdit

The draw was held on 9 October 2013.[1][2]

Group A Group B

  Tunisia
  Egypt
  Senegal
  Cameroon
  Gabon
  Libya

  Algeria
  Morocco
  Angola
  Congo
  DR Congo
  Nigeria

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

     Team advance to the Knockout stage

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tunisia 5 5 0 0 157 103 +54 10
  Egypt 5 4 0 1 142 105 +37 8
  Cameroon 5 2 1 2 128 144 −16 5
  Senegal 5 2 0 3 138 152 −14 4
  Gabon 5 1 0 4 121 147 −26 2
  Libya 5 0 1 4 103 138 −35 1
16 January 2014
10:00
Egypt   32–21   Senegal Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Allade, Dagba (BEN)
Ahmed Moustafa 7 (19–9) Sarr 5
  5×  Report   3× 
16 January 2014
12:15
Tunisia   27–18   Libya La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Deche, Ghouarda (ALG)
Boughanmi 6 (13–8) El Bernawi 3
  4×  Report   2×  1× 
16 January 2014
12:15
Cameroon   28–26   Gabon Salle Chéraga, Chéraga
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Yamo 9 (13–8) Aubyang 8
  7×  Report   5× 

17 January 2014
16:15
Libya   23–35   Senegal La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Benfetima, Benfetima (ALG)
Galmoz, Ben Zegiam 5 (13–19) Sarr 8
  7×  Report   6×  1× 
17 January 2014
18:30
Gabon   23–33   Tunisia La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Akpatsa, Assignon (TOG)
four players 4 (12–14) three players 5
  4×  Report   6× 
17 January 2014
20:15
Cameroon   22–33   Egypt Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Bekono, Enoh 4 (11–18) Mohamed Alaa, Mohamed Mahmoud 5
  3×  Report   6× 

18 January 2014
15:45
Senegal   22–37   Tunisia Salle Harcha, Algiers
Diarra 4 (8–17) Tej, Boughanmi 7
  5×  Report   5× 
18 January 2014
18:30
Libya   21–21   Cameroon La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Camara, Diakite (GUI)
G. Mohamed, Moez 5 (10–13) Yamo 5
  6×  Report   4× 
18 January 2014
20:15
Egypt   30–21   Gabon Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Mohamed Mahmoud 6 (16–10) Tsagoulela, Aubyang 4
  1×  Report   4× 

20 January 2014
14:00
Senegal   30–23   Gabon La Coupole, Algiers
(13–12)
Report
20 January 2014
15:45
Tunisia   34–20   Cameroon Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Jallouz 5 (22–12) Enoh 8
  1×  Report   6× 
20 January 2014
18:30
Egypt   27–15   Libya La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Akpatsa, Assignon (TOG)
Mahmoud 6 (15–11) E. Mohamed 7
  1×  1×  Report  

21 January 2014
13:30
Senegal   30–37   Cameroon Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Allade, Dagba (BEN)
Diaw, Sarr 7 (18–17) Yamo 9
  1×  Report   6× 
21 January 2014
16:15
Gabon   28–26   Libya La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Camara, Diakite (GUI)
Mamadou Wora Dia 8 (12–14) Ali 7
  4×  1×  Report   3× 
21 January 2014
20:15
Tunisia   26–20   Egypt Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Akpatsa, Assignon (TOG)
Boughanmi 8 (15–7) Mohamed Mahmoud 6
  4×  1×  Report   5×  1× 

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Algeria (H) 5 5 0 0 144 93 +51 10
  Angola 5 3 0 2 139 122 +17 6
  Morocco 5 3 0 2 135 129 +6 6
  Congo 5 2 0 3 136 170 −34 4
  DR Congo 5 2 0 3 143 141 +2 4
  Nigeria 5 0 0 5 118 160 −42 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
16 January 2014
10:00
Congo   36–33   DR Congo Salle Chéraga, Chéraga
Referees: Mohamed, Tamer (EGY)
Taty 8 (17–16) Bakekolo 8
  7×  3×  Report   5× 
16 January 2014
12:15
Morocco   23–29   Angola Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
Mhais 8 (13–15) Ferreira, Lopes 7
  5×  1×  Report   5×  1× 
16 January 2014
18:00
Algeria   34–16   Nigeria Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Hamoud 6 (19–8) S. Aliyu 6
  4×  Report  2× 

17 January 2014
14:00
Congo   23–36   Morocco La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Angao 7 (12–17) Idir 11
  4×  Report   5× 
17 January 2014
15:45
Nigeria   19–27   Angola Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Camara, Diakite (GUI)
Amadi 6 (10–15) Lopes 6
  2×  Report   3× 
17 January 2014
18:00
DR Congo   23–26   Algeria Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Mohamed, Tamer (EGY)
Tuzolana 5 (9–12) Berkous 9
  5×  Report   7× 

18 January 2014
14:00
Nigeria   28–32   Congo La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
B. Aliyu 5 (17–15) Angao 10
  1×  Report  
18 January 2014
16:15
Morocco   25–24   DR Congo La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Allade, Dagba (BEN)
El Fil 5 (12–12) Bakekolo 14
  4×  1×  Report   3× 
18 January 2014
18:00
Algeria   23–19   Angola Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Diop, Faye (SEN)
four players 4 (12–8) Lopes 5
  8×  Report   5× 

20 January 2014
16:15
Angola   26–28   DR Congo La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
Lopes 6 (13–16) Bakekolo 8
  8×  Report   2× 
20 January 2014
18:00
Algeria   35–16   Congo Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Tamer, Mohamed (EGY)
Benali 10 (18–6) Angao 8
  6×  Report   2× 
20 January 2014
20:15
Morocco   32–27   Nigeria Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Amba, Tshilanda (COD)
Hicham 5 (15–7) A. Aliyu 11
  8×  Report   3× 

21 January 2014
15:45
Angola   38–29   Congo Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Lopes 9 (19–18) Mboungou 10
  6×  Report   5× 
21 January 2014
18:00
Algeria   26–19   Morocco Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Chebour 7 (11–11) Soufiane 6
  1×  1×  Report   4× 
21 January 2014
18:30
DR Congo   35–28   Nigeria La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
Bakekolo 11 (16–17) A. Aliyu 10
  2×  Report  

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
  A1   Tunisia 44  
B4   Congo 21  
  A1   Tunisia 22  
  A2   Egypt 20  
A2   Egypt 24
  B3   Morocco 15  
    A1   Tunisia 21
  B1   Algeria 25
  B2   Angola 24  
A3   Cameroon 21  
  B2   Angola 23 Third place
  B1   Algeria 27  
B1   Algeria 44 A2   Egypt 31
  A4   Senegal 29   B2   Angola 24
5–8th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place game
 
      
 
23 January
 
 
  Congo20
 
24 January
 
  Morocco34
 
  Morocco25
 
23 January
 
  Cameroon29
 
  Senegal24
 
 
  Cameroon33
 
Seventh place game
 
 
24 January
 
 
  Congo36
 
 
  Senegal35

QuarterfinalsEdit

22 January 2014
12:15
Angola   24–21   Cameroon La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Mohamed, Tamer (EGY)
Ferreira 9 (12–12) Yamo 5
  4×  Report   7× 

22 January 2014
18:15
Algeria   44–29   Senegal Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Berkous 10 (21–12) Sarr 9
  5×  Report   3× 

22 January 2014
19:00
Egypt   24–15   Morocco La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Allade, Dagba (BEN)
Ali Zeinedabdin 5 (10–6) Zaroili, Hicham 3
  2×  Report   4× 

22 January 2014
20:45
Tunisia   44–21   Congo Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Deche, Ghouarda (ALG)
Boughanmi 12 (23–8) Taty, Makosso-Tchitembo 5
  4×  Report   2× 

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

23 January 2014
15:00
Senegal   24–33   Cameroon Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Benfetima, Benfetima (ALG)
Gomis 5 (12–18) Bekono, Tchinda 6
  4×  Report   2× 

23 January 2014
17:15
Congo   20–34   Morocco La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Deche, Ghouarda (ALG)
Nkounkou, Makosso-Tchitembo 4 (10–18) Zaroili 8
  2×  Report   3× 

SemifinalsEdit

24 January 2014
16:00
Tunisia   22–20   Egypt Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Toumi 7 (10–12) Mohamed Mahmoud 7
  4×  Report   6× 

24 January 2014
18:15
Algeria   27–23   Angola Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Akpatsa, Assignon (TOG)
Berkous 9 (13–11) Ferreira 7
  3×  Report   2× 

Eleventh place gameEdit

23 January 2014
17:15
Libya   25–26   Nigeria Salle Chéraga, Chéraga
(11–13)

Ninth place gameEdit

23 January 2014
15:00
Gabon   23–22   DR Congo Salle Chéraga, Chéraga
(10–10)

Seventh place gameEdit

24 January 2014
11:00
Congo   36–35   Senegal La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Benfetima, Benfetima (ALG)
Angao 13 (22–16) Sall, Sarr 7
  3×  Report   2× 

Fifth place gameEdit

24 January 2014
15:00
Morocco   25–29   Cameroon La Coupole, Algiers
Referees: Diop, Faye (SEN)
Soufiane 8 (17–13) Fankwa 5
  2×  Report   9× 

Third place gameEdit

25 January 2014
13:45
Egypt   31–24   Angola Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Caçador, Nicolau (POR)
Zeinedabdin 10 (19–12) Pestana, Kamuanga 5
  2×  Report   5× 

FinalEdit

25 January 2014
18:15
Algeria   25–21   Tunisia Salle Harcha, Algiers
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Berkous, Chebour 6 (12–11) Tej 4
  2×  Report   3× 

Ranking and statisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

Qualified for the 2015 World Championship
Rank Team
    Algeria
    Tunisia
    Egypt
4   Angola
5   Cameroon
6   Morocco
7   Congo
8   Senegal
9   Gabon
10   DR Congo
11   Nigeria
12   Libya

All Star TeamEdit

The All-star team and award winners were announced

Position Player
Goalkeeper   Abdelmalek Slahdji (ALG)
Right wing   Aymen Toumi (TUN)
Right back   Sassi Boultif (ALG)
Central back   Abdelkader Rahim (ALG)
Left back   Selim Hedoui (TUN)
Left wing   Riad Chehbour (ALG)
Pivot   Mohamed Mokrani (ALG)

Other awardsEdit

Award Player
Most Valuable Player   Messaoud Berkous (ALG)
Topscorer   Messaoud Berkous (ALG) (44 goals)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Press release". cahbonline.info. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Results of the draw". cahbonline.info. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 9 October 2013.

External linksEdit