2018 All Africa Men's and Women's Team Badminton Championships

The 2018 All Africa Men's and Women's Team Badminton Championships is a continental stage tournament of Thomas and Uber Cups, and also to crown the best men's and women's badminton team in Africa. This tournament will be held in Algiers, Algeria between 12-15 February 2018.[1]

2018 All Africa Men's and Women's Team Badminton Championships
Tournament details
Dates12–15 February
VenueHacène Harcha Arena
LocationAlgiers, Algeria
2016 2020

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team   Algeria
Adel Hamek
Adel Meddah
Koceila Mammeri
Majed Yacine Balahoune
Mohamed Abdelaziz Ouchefoun
Mohamed Abderrahime Belarbi
Samy Khaldi
Sifeddine Larbaoui
Youcef Sabri Medel
  Nigeria
Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori
Clement Krobakpo
Enejoh Abah
Godwin Olofua
Habeeb Temitope Bello
Usman Ayo Isiaq
  Mauritius
Aatish Lubah
Christopher Paul
Georges Julien Paul
Jean Bernard Bongout
Melvin Appiah
Tejraj Pultoo
  Ghana
Abraham Ayittey
Aaron Tamakloe
Daniel Sam
Emmanuel Botwe
Emmanuel Yaw Donkor
Michael Opoku Baah
Women's team   Mauritius
Aurelie Marie Elisa Allet
Ganesha Mungrah
Kate Foo Kune
Kobita Dookhee
Nicki Chan-Lam
Sendila Mourat
  Nigeria
Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
Peace Orji
Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
Zainab Momoh
  Egypt
Doha Hany
Hadia Hosny
Hana Hesham Mohamed
Hana Tarek Mohamed
Jana Ashraf
Salmeen Essam Elsaid Salem
  Algeria
Dounia Naama
Ferd Houda
Halla Bouksani
Imane Chekkal
Ines Ziani
Linda Mazri
Malak Ouchefoune
Sirine Ibrahim
Yasmina Chibah

TournamentEdit

The All Africa Men's and Women's Team Badminton Championships officially crowns the best male and female national badminton teams in Africa and at the same time works as the African qualification event towards the 2018 Thomas & Uber Cup finals. 19 teams consisting of 12 men's team and 7 women's team have entered the tournament.[2]

VenueEdit

Venue of this tournament is Salle OMS Hacène Harcha Arena, in Algiers, Algeria.[3]

Men's teamEdit

The host country, Algeria has been crowned the champion in the men's team event.[4] The Algeria team beating Nigeria with the score 3–2, and Nigeria settle for the silver medal.[5] It is the first time for Algeria to win the competition, and also will be the first time for the team to participate at the Thomas Cup final.[6] The men's team bronze goes to Mauritius and Ghana. The team lose in the semifinal round to Algeria and Nigeria, both with the score 3–1 respectively.[7][8]

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Mauritius 1 1 0 5 0 +5 10 0 +10 210 78 +132 1 Knockout stage
2   Cameroon 2 1 1 5 5 0 10 10 0 288 251 +37 1
3   Tunisia 1 0 1 0 5 −5 0 10 −10 41 210 −169 0
Source: TS
Date Score Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Match 5
12 Feb   Mauritius w/o   Tunisia
13 Feb   Cameroon 5–0   Tunisia 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Mauritius 5–0   Cameroon 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Algeria 2 2 0 9 1 +8 18 2 +16 378 241 +137 2 Knockout stage
2   Zambia 2 1 1 6 4 +2 12 9 +3 380 295 +85 1
3   Ivory Coast 2 0 2 0 10 −10 1 20 −19 215 437 −222 0
Source: TS
Date Score Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Match 5
12 Feb   Algeria 5–0   Ivory Coast 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Zambia 5–0   Ivory Coast 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–1
13 Feb   Algeria 4–1   Zambia 2–0 2–0 2–0 0–2 2–0

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Nigeria 2 2 0 10 0 +10 20 3 +17 464 273 +191 2 Knockout stage
2   Morocco 2 1 1 3 7 −4 8 14 −6 327 407 −80 1
3   Seychelles 2 0 2 2 8 −6 6 17 −11 330 441 −111 0
Source: TS
Date Score Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Match 5
12 Feb   Nigeria 5–0   Morocco 1–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Seychelles 2–3   Morocco 0–2 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–2
13 Feb   Nigeria 5–0   Seychelles 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–0

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Ghana 2 2 0 8 2 +6 16 6 +10 425 298 +127 2 Knockout stage
2   Egypt 2 1 1 7 3 +4 16 6 +10 435 305 +130 1
3   Zimbabwe 2 0 2 0 10 −10 0 20 −20 163 420 −257 0
Source: TS
Date Score Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Match 5
12 Feb   Egypt 5–0   Zimbabwe 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Ghana 5–0   Zimbabwe 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Egypt 2–3   Ghana 0–2 2–0 1–2 2–0 1–2

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
14 February
 
 
  Mauritius3
 
14 February
 
  Zambia0
 
  Mauritius1
 
14 February
 
  Algeria3
 
  Algeria3
 
15 February
 
  Cameroon0
 
  Algeria3
 
14 February
 
  Nigeria2
 
  Egypt2
 
14 February
 
  Ghana3
 
  Ghana1
 
14 February
 
  Nigeria3
 
  Morocco0
 
 
  Nigeria3
 


Women's teamEdit

The Mauritian women's team clinched the title and won the gold medal after beating the flagship country of African badminton, Nigeria. Under the coach from Malaysia, Krishnan Yogendran, Mauritius defeating Nigeria with the score 3–0.[9] The Egypt and Algeria women's team were placed third in the competition and won the bronze medal. Both teams defeated in the semifinal by Nigeria and Mauritius with the score 3–2 respectively.[7][10]

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Nigeria 2 2 0 9 1 +8 19 2 +17 422 263 +159 2 Knockout stage
2   Algeria 2 1 1 5 5 0 10 11 −1 366 345 +21 1
3   Uganda 2 0 2 1 9 −8 2 18 −16 233 413 −180 0
Source: TS
Date Score Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Match 5
12 Feb   Nigeria 4–1   Algeria 2–0 1–2 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Uganda 1–4   Algeria 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 2–0
13 Feb   Nigeria 5–0   Uganda 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Mauritius 3 3 0 13 2 +11 26 4 +22 589 340 +249 3 Knockout stage
2   Egypt 3 2 1 11 4 +7 23 9 +14 620 400 +220 2
3   Ghana 3 1 2 6 9 −3 13 19 −6 495 516 −21 1
4   Zimbabwe 3 0 3 0 15 −15 0 30 −30 182 630 −448 0
Source: TS
Date Score Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Match 5
12 Feb   Egypt 4–1   Ghana 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–2
12 Feb   Mauritius 5–0   Zimbabwe 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Egypt 5–0   Zimbabwe 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Mauritius 5–0   Ghana 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0
13 Feb   Egypt 2–3   Mauritius 0–2 2–0 0–2 2–0 0–2
13 Feb   Zimbabwe 0–5   Ghana 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
14 February
 
 
  Nigeria3
 
15 February
 
  Egypt2
 
  Nigeria0
 
14 February
 
  Mauritius3
 
  Algeria2
 
 
  Mauritius3
 


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Continental Joust for TUC Qualification". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  2. ^ "17 countries involved in African Badminton Championships in Algiers". DZ Breaking. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Algeria International 2018" (PDF). Badminton Confederation of Africa. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 January 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  4. ^ "African Badminton Championships: Algeria snatches team title". Algeria Press Service. Archived from the original on 17 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Algeria floor Nigeria at African badminton finals". The Punch. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Algeria Make History – Finals: All Africa Men's & Women's Team Championships 2018". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Nigeria Badminton Team Through to Final in Algeria". Sports Village Square. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Tight Wins for Nigeria, Mauritius – Semi-finals: All Africa Men's & Women's Team Championships 2018". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Badminton - Championnats d`Afrique - la selection féminine de Maurice décroche la médaille d`or dans la competition par equipe en Algérie" (in French). Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Badminton : Maurice défie le Nigeria en finale féminine" (in French). Le Mauricien. Retrieved 17 February 2018.

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