2016 African Men's Handball Championship

The 2016 African Men's Handball Championship was the 22nd edition of the African Men's Handball Championship and held in Egypt from 21 to 30 January 2016. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

2016 African Men's Handball Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Egypt
Dates21–30 January
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (6th title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Angola
Fourth place Algeria
Tournament statistics
Matches46
Goals scored2383 (51.8 per match)
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Egypt won their sixth title after defeating Tunisia 21–19, while Angola defeated Algeria 25–19 to capture the bronze medal.[2]

The win qualified Egypt for the Olympics, while runner-up Tunisia received a place in the Olympic Qualification Tournament.

VenueEdit

Cairo
Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex
Capacity: 16,900
 

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Previous appearances in tournament1
  Algeria 20 (1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Angola 13 (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Cameroon 12 (1974, 1976, 1979, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Congo 17 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  DR Congo 9 (1992, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Egypt 19 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Gabon 6 (2000, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Kenya 1 (2004)
  Libya 3 (2004, 2010, 2014)
  Morocco 16 (1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  Nigeria 9 (1979, 1981, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014)
  Tunisia 21 (1974, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italics indicates host.

RefereesEdit

7 couples were announced for the competition.[3]

Country Referees
  Benin Jonas Alyidi
Arseny Datundji
  Benin Akpasta Yao
Ajpeco Asinon
  DR Congo Sunguay Mobaity
Moya Koyachilis
  Egypt Mostefa Maamaly
Sami Abdelaziz
  Ivory Coast Mamado Diabite
Yalatema Coulibaly
  Senegal Abdallah Faye
Fadhel Diop
  Tunisia Ramzi Khenissi
Ismail Boualloucha

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw was held on 23 October 2015.[4][5]

All times are local (UTC+2).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Egypt (H) 5 5 0 0 148 87 +61 10 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   Algeria 5 4 0 1 145 118 +27 8
3   Morocco 5 3 0 2 115 125 −10 6
4   Cameroon 5 2 0 3 120 128 −8 4
5   Nigeria 5 1 0 4 110 144 −34 2 Advanced to 9–12th place semifinals
6   Gabon 5 0 0 5 115 151 −36 0
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
21 January 2016
10:00
Cameroon   24–16   Nigeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(15–8)
21 January 2016
14:00
Gabon   23–29   Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(14–15)
21 January 2016
20:30
Algeria   18–22   Egypt Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(7–11)

22 January 2016
15:00
Gabon   24–35   Algeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Yannick 5 (14–19) Hamoud 7
  2×  Report   5×  1× 
22 January 2016
18:00
Morocco   26–24   Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
Idir, Ouksir 7 (12–12) Chuala 7
  8×  1×  Report   8× 
22 January 2016
19:00
Nigeria   20–34   Egypt Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Aminu 5 (9–16) Taha 6
  5×  Report   4× 

23 January 2016
16:00
Nigeria   31–30   Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
Talle 7 (16–13) Cherubin 7
  6×  Report   4× 
23 January 2016
17:00
Algeria   27–22   Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Daoud, Abdi 6 (15–10) Idir 8
  7×  Report   4× 
23 January 2016
19:00
Egypt   30–20   Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Abdelrahman 4 (17–10) Ebanga 4
  6×  1×  Report   8× 

25 January 2016
13:00
Cameroon   27–34   Algeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(11–16)
25 January 2016
18:00
Morocco   25–20   Nigeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(14–10)
25 January 2016
19:00
Egypt   31–16   Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(13–7)

26 January 2016
13:00
Algeria   31–23   Nigeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(11–12)
26 January 2016
15:00
Cameroon   25–22   Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(10–10)
26 January 2016
19:00
Egypt   31–13   Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(19–7)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Tunisia 5 5 0 0 187 96 +91 10 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   Angola 5 4 0 1 148 104 +44 8
3   DR Congo 5 3 0 2 131 143 −12 6
4   Congo 5 1 1 3 130 142 −12 3[a]
5   Libya 5 1 1 3 103 122 −19 3[a] Advanced to 9–12th place semifinals
6   Kenya 5 0 0 5 102 194 −92 0
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Congo 21–21 Libya
21 January 2016
09:00
Angola   42–16   Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(20–6)
21 January 2016
11:00
Tunisia   30–18   Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(16–7)
21 January 2016
12:00
Congo   29–30   DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(14–15)

22 January 2016
13:00
Libya   15–29   Angola Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
El Badri, Shafu 3 (8–12) Liandro 7
  6×  Report   3× 
22 January 2016
16:00
Kenya   19–34   Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
three players 3 (9–17) Ephrem 7
  1×  Report   7× 
22 January 2016
17:00
DR Congo   22–37   Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Eyanga, Tchitombi 4 (14–15) Amri 8
  5×  Report   5×  1× 

23 January 2016
13:00
Tunisia   53–15   Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Bhar 16 (24–8) Mathew, Ondara 3
  3×  Report   2× 
23 January 2016
15:00
Angola   28–26   Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(15–9)
23 January 2016
18:00
Libya   19–20   DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
four players 4 (11–10) Kiangebeni 6
  12×  1×  Report   3× 

25 January 2016
15:00
Angola   28–24   DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(20–13)
25 January 2016
16:00
Kenya   22–30   Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(11–19)
25 January 2016
17:00
Congo   20–44   Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(8–23)

26 January 2016
16:00
Congo   21–21   Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(6–11)
26 January 2016
17:00
Tunisia   23–21   Angola Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(10–13)
26 January 2016
18:00
DR Congo   35–30   Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(15–12)

Knockout stageEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
27 January
 
 
  Egypt39
 
29 January
 
  Congo18
 
  Egypt25
 
27 January
 
  Angola15
 
  Angola22
 
30 January
 
  Morocco21
 
  Egypt21
 
27 January
 
  Tunisia19
 
  Algeria34
 
29 January
 
  DR Congo25
 
  Algeria18
 
27 January
 
  Tunisia27 Third place
 
  Tunisia24
 
30 January
 
  Cameroon20
 
  Angola24
 
 
  Algeria19
 
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
29 January
 
 
  Congo28
 
30 January
 
  Morocco36
 
  Morocco29
 
29 January
 
  Cameroon30
 
  DR Congo27
 
 
  Cameroon36
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 January
 
 
  Congo25
 
 
  DR Congo26
9th place bracket
 
9–12th place semifinalsNinth place
 
      
 
27 January
 
 
  Nigeria32
 
29 January
 
  Kenya23
 
  Nigeria26
 
27 January
 
  Libya28
 
  Libya29
 
 
  Gabon26
 
Eleventh place
 
 
29 January
 
 
  Kenya19
 
 
  Gabon38

QuarterfinalsEdit

27 January 2016
13:00
Angola   22–21   Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(9–9)

27 January 2016
15:00
Tunisia   24–20   Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(11–10)

27 January 2016
17:00
Algeria   34–25   DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(16–13)

27 January 2016
19:00
Egypt   39–18   Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(19–6)

9–12th place semifinalsEdit

27 January 2016
16:00
Libya   29–26   Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(12–12)

27 January 2016
18:00
Nigeria   32–23   Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(16–11)

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

29 January 2016
16:00
Congo   28–36   Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(12–15)

29 January 2016
18:00
DR Congo   27–36   Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(15–18)

SemifinalsEdit

29 January 2016
17:30
Algeria   18–27   Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(9–13)

29 January 2016
20:00
Egypt   25–15   Angola Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(12–8)

Eleventh place gameEdit

29 January 2016
13:00
Kenya   19–38   Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo

Ninth place gameEdit

29 January 2016
14:00
Nigeria   26–28   Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo

Seventh place gameEdit

30 January 2016
12:00
Congo   25–26   DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo

Fifth place gameEdit

30 January 2016
14:00
Morocco   29–30   Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(13–17)

Third place gameEdit

30 January 2016
17:30
Angola   24–19   Algeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(10–8)

FinalEdit

30 January 2016
20:00
Egypt   21–19   Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(9–10)

Final rankingEdit

Legend for qualification type
Qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2017 World Championship
Qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics Qualification and the 2017 World Championship
Qualified for the 2017 World Championship
Rank Team
    Egypt
    Tunisia
    Angola
4   Algeria
5   Cameroon
6   Morocco
7   DR Congo
8   Congo
9   Libya
10   Nigeria
11   Gabon
12   Kenya

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "L'Angola et l'Egypte organisent la 22e Coupe d'Afrique des Nations seniors 2016". cahbonline.info. 23 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2017-08-23. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  2. ^ "CAN 2016: L'Egypte championne d'Afrique". cahbonline.info. 30 January 2016. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  3. ^ "CAN-2016 de handball: les arbitres désignés pour diriger les matchs". aps. 19 January 2016. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Press release". cahbonline.info. Archived from the original on 2015-10-30. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-11-30. Retrieved 2016-01-01.

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