2018 African Women's Handball Championship

The 2018 African Women's Handball Championship was the 23rd edition of the African Women's Handball Championship, which took place from 2 to 12 December 2018 in Brazzaville, Congo.[1] The tournament was held under the aegis of African Handball Confederation and acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Women's Handball Championship.

2018 African Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Congo
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Dates2–12 December
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Angola (13th title)
Runner-up Senegal
Third place DR Congo
Fourth place Cameroon
Tournament statistics
Matches played33
Goals scored1,669 (50.58 per match)
Top scorer(s)Democratic Republic of the Congo Christianne Mwasesa
(63 goals)
Best playerAngola Albertina Kassoma
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Angola defeated Senegal in the final to win their second straight and 13th overall title.[2]

Venue edit

Brazzaville
Kintélé Sports Complex
Capacity: 10,134

Draw edit

The draw was held on 11 August 2018.[3]

Group A Group B

  Tunisia
  Cameroon
  Ivory Coast
  Senegal
  Algeria

  Angola
  DR Congo
  Congo
  Guinea
  Morocco

Preliminary round edit

The schedule was announced on 19 November 2018.[4][5]

All times are local (UTC+1).

Group A edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Senegal 4 4 0 0 116 83 +33 8 Quarterfinals
2   Cameroon 4 2 1 1 109 91 +18 5
3   Tunisia 4 1 2 1 105 103 +2 4
4   Algeria 4 1 1 2 91 116 −25 3
5   Ivory Coast 4 0 0 4 100 128 −28 0
Source: CAHB
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.
2 December 2018
09:00
Senegal   23–18   Cameroon Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(14–11)
2 December 2018
11:00
Algeria   27–25   Ivory Coast Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(14–12)

3 December 2018
13:00
Tunisia   21–26   Senegal Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(12–13)
3 December 2018
15:00
Cameroon   32–18   Algeria Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(12–8)

4 December 2018
13:00
Cameroon   34–25   Ivory Coast Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(17–11)
4 December 2018
17:00
Algeria   24–24   Tunisia Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(12–14)

6 December 2018
13:00
Senegal   35–22   Algeria Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(18–7)
6 December 2018
19:00
Ivory Coast   28–35   Tunisia Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(10–21)

7 December 2018
15:00
Ivory Coast   22–32   Senegal Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(4–16)
7 December 2018
17:00
Tunisia   25–25   Cameroon Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(10–15)

Group B edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Angola 4 4 0 0 155 74 +81 8 Quarterfinals
2   DR Congo 4 2 1 1 123 103 +20 5[a]
3   Congo (H) 4 2 1 1 121 104 +17 5[a]
4   Guinea 4 1 0 3 97 134 −37 2
5   Morocco 4 0 0 4 82 163 −81 0
Source: CAHB
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) Hosts
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Congo 29–29 DR Congo
2 December 2018
13:00
Angola   40–17   Guinea Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(24–7)
2 December 2018
17:30
Congo   36–23   Morocco Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(15–11)

3 December 2018
17:00
Morocco   23–35   DR Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(9–20)
3 December 2018
19:00
Guinea   20–37   Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(12–16)

4 December 2018
15:00
Morocco   14–50   Angola Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(4–26)
4 December 2018
19:00
Congo   29–29   DR Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(13–19)

6 December 2018
15:00
Guinea   42–22   Morocco Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(21–10)
6 December 2018
17:00
DR Congo   24–33   Angola Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(14–19)

7 December 2018
13:00
DR Congo   35–18   Guinea Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(16–8)
7 December 2018
19:00
Angola   32–19   Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(18–9)

Knockout stage edit

Bracket edit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
9 December
 
 
  Senegal23
 
10 December
 
  Guinea16
 
  Senegal22
 
9 December
 
  DR Congo21
 
  DR Congo37
 
12 December
 
  Tunisia30
 
  Senegal14
 
9 December
 
  Angola19
 
  Cameroon22
 
10 December
 
  Congo21
 
  Cameroon16
 
9 December
 
  Angola25 Third place
 
  Angola41
 
12 December
 
  Algeria17
 
  DR Congo33
 
 
  Cameroon22
 
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
10 December
 
 
  Guinea26
 
11 December
 
  Tunisia30
 
  Tunisia23
 
10 December
 
  Congo31
 
  Congo24
 
 
  Algeria22
 
Seventh place
 
 
11 December
 
 
  Guinea34
 
 
  Algeria22

Quarterfinals edit

9 December 2018
11:30
Senegal   23–16   Guinea Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(12–7)

9 December 2018
14:00
DR Congo   37–30   Tunisia Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(20–11)

9 December 2018
16:30
Algeria   17–41   Angola Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(6–21)

9 December 2018
19:00
Cameroon   22–21   Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(12–10)

5–8th place semifinals edit

10 December 2018
13:00
Guinea   26–30   Tunisia Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(16–15)

10 December 2018
15:00
Congo   24–22   Algeria Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(16–14)

Semifinals edit

10 December 2018
17:00
Senegal   22–21   DR Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(11–9)

10 December 2018
19:00
Cameroon   16–25   Angola Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(8–15)

Ninth place game edit

10 December 2018
11:00
Ivory Coast   38–31   Morocco Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(18–12)

Seventh place game edit

11 December 2018
15:00
Guinea   34–22   Algeria Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville

Fifth place game edit

11 December 2018
17:00
Tunisia   23–31   Congo Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(13–13)

Third place game edit

12 December 2018
13:30
DR Congo   33–22   Cameroon Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(16–10)

Final edit

12 December 2018
16:00
Senegal   14–19   Angola Kintélé Sports Complex, Brazzaville
(10–7)

Final standing edit

Rank Team
    Angola
    Senegal
    DR Congo
4   Cameroon
5   Congo
6   Tunisia
7   Guinea
8   Algeria
9   Ivory Coast
10   Morocco
Team qualified for the 2019 World Championship and the African Olympic Qualification Tournament
Team qualified for the African Olympic Qualification Tournament

Awards edit

 2018 African Women's Handball Championship 
 
Angola
13th title
Most valuable player
  Albertina Kassoma

All-Tournament Team edit

Position Player
GK
  Hatadou Sako
RW
  Amal Hamrouni
RB
  Azenaide Carlos
CB
  Isabel Guialo
LB
  Christianne Mwasesa
LW
  Awa Fall-Diop
P
  Albertina Kassoma

References edit

  1. ^ "Handball: les Africaines connaissent leur sort pour". rfi.fr. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Angola women are African champions again". ihf.info. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  3. ^ "23e CAN Dames Brazzaville 2018 : La Guinée dans la poule B". universports.net. 11 August 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  4. ^ "CAN DAMES – CONGO 2018 : Calendrier général de la compétition". cahbonline.info. 19 November 2018. Archived from the original on 20 November 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Match schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-11-20. Retrieved 2018-11-22.

External links edit