2019 African Badminton Championships

The 2019 African Badminton Championships is the continental badminton championships to crown the best players and teams across Africa. The tournament were held at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Centre in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, from 22–28 April.[1]

2019 African Badminton Championships
Tournament details
Dates22–28 April 2019
VenueAlfred Diete-Spiff Centre
LocationPort Harcourt, Nigeria
2018 2020

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles   Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori   Godwin Olofua   Georges Paul
  Clement Krobakpo
Women's singles   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan   Kate Foo Kune   Doha Hany
  Zainab Damilola Alabi
Men's doubles   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
  Enejoh Abah
  Isaac Minaphee
  Godwin Olofua
  Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori
  Abdelrahman Abdelhakim
  Ahmed Salah
Women's doubles   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
  Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
  Amin Yop Christopher
  Chineye Ibere
  Augustina Ebhomien Sunday
  Peace Orji
  Eyram Yaa Migbodzi
  Perpertual Mensah Quaye
Mixed doubles   Koceila Mammeri
  Linda Mazri
  Enejoh Abah
  Peace Orji
  Ahmed Salah
  Hadia Hosny
  Adham Hatem Elgamal
  Doha Hany
Teams   Nigeria
Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori, Clement Krobakpo, Enejoh Abah, Godwin Olofua
Amin Yop Christopher, Chineye Ibere, Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan, Sofiat Arinola Obanishola, Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
  Mauritius
Aatish Lubah, Christopher Paul, Georges Paul, Jean Bernard Bongout, Melvin Appiah, Tejraj Pultoo
Aurélie Allet, Ganesha Mungrah, Jemimah Leung For Sang, Kate Foo Kune, Kobita Dookhee, Lorna Bodha
  Egypt
Abdalla Abdelhakim Hussein, Abdelrahman Abdelhakim, Adham Hatem Elgamal, Ali Ahmed El-Khateeb, Ahmed Salah,
Doha Hany, Hadia Hosny, Jana Ashraf, Nour Ahmed Youssri
  Ghana
Daniel Doe, Daniel Sam, Ebenezer Andrews, Emmanuel Botwe, George Ayittey, Michael Opoku Baah
Diana Archer, Eyram Yaa Migbodzi, Grace Atipaka, Jennifer Abitty, Perpertual Mensah Quaye

In November 2019, Badminton World Federation released a statement regarding doping test failure of Kate Foo Kune in this championships and decided to disqualify her result.[2]

Medal tableEdit

Individual eventsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Nigeria34411
2  Algeria2002
3  Mauritius0112
4  Egypt0044
5  Ghana0011
Totals (5 nations)551020

Team eventsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Nigeria1001
2  Mauritius0101
3  Egypt0011
  Ghana0011
Totals (4 nations)1124

TournamentEdit

The 2019 African Badminton Championships were held in two separate events. The team event officially All Africa Mixed Team Championships 2019 is a continental tournament to crown the best team in Africa holding from 22–25 April. The individual event officially All Africa Individual Championships 2019 is a continental tournament to crown the best players in Africa holding from 26–28 April. A total of 18 countries across Africa already registered their players to compete at this event.[3][4] This year edition serving as the first qualifier for African player to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[5]

Tournament sponsored by the Rivers State Government and organized by the Badminton Federation of Nigeria, has been prepared a mascot Alabo The Shuttler as a reflect the culture of the people.[6]

VenueEdit

This tournament was held at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Centre (Civic Centre), Moscow road, Port Harcourt with six courts.[5]

Point distributionEdit

The individual event of this tournament is graded based on the BWF points system for the BWF International Challenge event. Below is the table with the point distribution for each phase of the tournament.[7]

Winner Runner-up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 33/64 65/128
4,000 3,400 2,800 2,200 1,520 920 360 170

Team eventEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2   Uganda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 22 April 2019. Source: TS

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Mauritius 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2   Zambia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Benin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 22 April 2019. Source: TS

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Algeria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2   Ghana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Ivory Coast 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Togo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 22 April 2019. Source: TS

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Nigeria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2   Zimbabwe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 22 April 2019. Source: TS

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Mauritius 3
 
 
 
  Algeria 0
 
  Mauritius 3
 
 
 
  Egypt 0
 
  Egypt 3
 
 
 
  Zambia 0
 
  Mauritius 2
 
 
 
  Nigeria 3
 
  South Africa 2
 
 
 
  Ghana 3
 
  Ghana 0
 
 
 
  Nigeria 3
 
  Uganda 0
 
 
  Nigeria 3
 

Individual eventEdit

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Georges Paul (Semifinals)
  2.   Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori (Champions)
  3.   Godwin Olofua (Final)
  4.   Adham Hatem Elgamal (Second Round)
  5.   Ahmed Salah (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Daniel Sam (Third Round)
  7.   Melvin Appiah (Third Round)
  8.   Habeeb Temitope Bello (Third Round)

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Final
          
1   Georges Paul 21 14 19
3   Godwin Olofua 13 21 21
3   Godwin Olofua 17 21 17
2   Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori 21 16 21
    Clement Krobakpo 10 8
2   Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
1   G Paul 21 21
  M A Belarbi 21 21   M A Belarbi 10 13
  P Kopolo 7 16 1   G Paul 21 21
  A A Shehu 15 16
  S Noone 13 8
  A A Shehu 21 21   A A Shehu 21 21
  F Ahi 9 8 1   G Paul 22 21
  G Babalola 20 12
6   D Sam 21 17 24
  A Issa 11 11   I Wanagalya 10 21 22
  I Wanagalya 21 21 6   D Sam 21 13
  D J Okito 16 6   G Babalola 23 21
  J Renaud 21 21   J Renaud 7 13
  G Babalola 21 21   G Babalola 21 21
  A A Hussein 8 14
Section 2Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
3   G Olofua 21 21
  J Luo 21 6 9   A Lubah 8 19
  A Lubah 19 21 21 3   G Olofua 21 21
  A J I Agnimel 14 12   A Abdelhakim 16 10
  A Abdelhakim 21 21   A Abdelhakim 21 21
  E Andrews 18 21 21   E Andrews 18 17
  T Oyewole 21 15 12 3   G Olofua 16 21 21
5   A Salah 21 14 12
5   A Salah 21 21
  E Botwe 6 6   B Von Bodenstein 7 12
  B Von Bodenstein 21 21 5   A Salah 21 21
  T Mathe 14 9   K Mammeri 10 19
  C Paul 21 21   C Paul 16 18
  F Kirabo 9 10   K Mammeri 21 21
  K Mammeri 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
  J B Bongout 21 21
  R Alfonso 14 8   J B Bongout 21 21
  O Ouedraogo 15 15   A Babu 15 15
  A Babu 21 21   J B Bongout 21 21
  L Semere 8 10 8   H T Bello 18 16
  A Hamek 21 21   A Hamek 1r
8   H T Bello 3
  J B Bongout 15 14
  G S Degbe 22 8 21   C Krobakpo 21 21
  A Zolobe 20 21 14   G S Degbe 8 11
  D Mihigo 19 15   M O Baah 21 21
  M O Baah 21 21   M O Baah 14 12
  C Krobakpo 21 21   C Krobakpo 21 21
  J Elliott 10 10   C Krobakpo 21 15 21
4   A H Elgamal 15 21 15
Section 4Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
  J Y Tokou 7 12
  Y S Medel 21 21   Y S Medel 21 21
  K V Amoussou 21 15 21   K V Amoussou 6 7
  A Dziva 15 21 18   Y S Medel 19 21 26
  D Senono 28 13 21 7   M Appiah 21 14 24
  K Ghislain 26 21 16   D Senono 10 20
7   M Appiah 21 22
  Y S Medel 10 10
  R Snyman 13 21 21 2   A J Opeyori 21 21
  G Ayittey 21 16 15   R Snyman 21 21
  Z Wapi 4 6
  R Snyman 10 15
  C T R Assogba 11 12 2   A J Opeyori 21 21
  A A El-Khateeb 21 21   A A El-Khateeb 13 11
2   A J Opeyori 21 21

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Kate Foo Kune (Final)
  2.   Hadia Hosny (Second Round)
  3.   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan (Champions)
  4.   Doha Hany (Semifinals)
  5.   Aisha Nakiyemba (Third Round)
  6.   Aïcha Laurene N'Dia (Second Round)
  7.   Chineye Ibere (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Kobita Dookhee (Second Round)

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Final
          
1   Kate Foo Kune 21 21
4   Doha Hany 16 13
1   Kate Foo Kune 12 13
3   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan 21 21
3   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan 22 21
  Zainab Damilola Alabi 20 19

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
1   K Foo Kune 21 11
  B Awor 8 4r
1   K Foo Kune 22 21
  A Ebhomien Sunday 20 15
  A Ebhomien Sunday 21 21
  L Bodha 21 21   L Bodha 17 19
  M B Bokotsha 7 6 1   K Foo Kune 21 19 27
  J Scholtz 18 21 25
5   A Nakiyemba 21 21
  X Arisa 8 12
5   A Nakiyemba 13 23 16
  J Scholtz 21 21 21
  J Leung For Sang 7 6
  J Scholtz 21 21   J Scholtz 21 21
  G Mungrah 15 12
Section 2Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
4   D Hany 21 21
  H Kobugabe 11 11
4   D Hany 21 21
  A Camille 17 10
  A J Degbey 13 7
  A Camille 21 21   A Camille 21 21
  L Mazri 17 17 4   D Hany 21 21
7   C Ibere 9 17
7   C Ibere 17 21 21
  U D Ukeh 21 21   U D Ukeh 21 16 16
  G Atipaka 13 16 7   C Ibere 21 21
  P M Quaye 13 8
  P M Quaye 21 23
  K Heyelom 13 18   E O D Loess 18 21
  E O D Loess 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
  L G T A Doulou 14 16
  H Bouksani 21 21   H Bouksani 22 21
  R Adjima 20 7
  H Bouksani
  M De Beer 21 21   M De Beer w / o
  J Abitty 4 10   M De Beer 21 21 21
8   K Dookhee 14 23 6
  M De Beer 10 18
  J Ashraf 21 21 3   D A Adesokan 21 21
  K Odia 9 8   J Ashraf 21 21
  P L Y Vitou 19 5
  J Ashraf 12 12
3   D A Adesokan 21 21
  M Gaza 3 3
3   D A Adesokan 21 21
Section 4Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
  K T Mudzamiri 5 4
  M Ouchefoun 21 21   M Ouchefoun 21 21
  M Namakoye 7 14
  M Ouchefoun 16 19
  G Mbabazi 22 21   G Mbabazi 21 21
  M Butler-Emmett 20 14   G Mbabazi 21 21
6   A L N'Dia 12 6
  G Mbabazi 17 21 14
  N Ahmed Youssri 21 21   Z D Alabi 21 19 21
  E Y Migbodzi 7 5   N Ahmed Youssri 17 21 21
  E M De Villers 21 16 16
  N Ahmed Youssri 12 17
  Z D Alabi 21 21
  Z D Alabi 21 21
2   H Hosny 15 14

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Final
          
1   Godwin Olofua
  Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori
21 16 16
3   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
18 21 21
3   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
21 21
  Enejoh Abah
  Isaac Minaphee
18 17
4   Abdelrahman Abdelhakim
  Ahmed Salah
13 10
  Enejoh Abah
  Isaac Minaphee
21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
1   G Olofua
  A J Opeyori
21 21
  K V Amoussou
  A Issa
5 5
1   G Olofua
  A J Opeyori
13 21 21
  M Appiah
  A Lubah
21 11 10
  F Ahi
  A Zolobe
7 8
  G S Degbe
  T Oyewole
16 11   M Appiah
  A Lubah
21 21
  M Appiah
  A Lubah
21 21
Section 2Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
3   K Mammeri
  Y S Medel
21 21
  A Dziva
  T Mathe
13 14   J Elliott
  S Noone
13 13
  J Elliott
  S Noone
21 21 3   K Mammeri
  Y S Medel
21 21
  A A El-Khateeb
  A H Elgamal
19 13
  D Doe
  D Sam
14 21 6
  F Kirabo
  I Senfuka
15 21 6   A A El-Khateeb
  A H Elgamal
21 19 21
  A A El-Khateeb
  A H Elgamal
21 18 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
  J B Bongout
  T Pultoo
21 21
  D J Okito
  Z Wapi
6 8   J B Bongout
  T Pultoo
21 15 21
  R Snyman
  B Von Bodenstein
16 21 16
  J B Bongout
  T Pultoo
21 14 18
  K Ghislain
  J Luo
21 15 21 4   A Abdelhakim
  A Salah
11 21 21
  E Andrews
  M O Baah
19 21 9   K Ghislain
  J Luo
15 21 16
4   A Abdelhakim
  A Salah
21 19 21
Section 4Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
  A J I Agnimel
  O Ouedraogo
21 21
  R Alfonso
  P Kopolo
13 17   A J I Agnimel
  O Ouedraogo
8 11
  G Babalola
  C Krobakpo
21 21
  G Babalola
  C Krobakpo
20 18
  A Babu
  I Wanagalya
6 9   E Abah
  I Minaphee
22 21
  E Abah
  I Minaphee
21 21   E Abah
  I Minaphee
w / o
2   M A Belarbi
  A Hamek

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Doha Hany / Hadia Hosny (Quarterfinals)
  2.   Halla Bouksani / Linda Mazri (Second Round)
  3.   Aurélie Allet / Kobita Dookhee (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Jemimah Leung For Sang / Ganesha Mungrah (Second Round)

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Final
          
    Augustina Ebhomien Sunday
  Peace Orji
16 14
  Amin Yop Christopher
  Chineye Ibere
21 21
    Amin Yop Christopher
  Chineye Ibere
14 22 17
  Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
  Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
21 20 21
    Eyram Yaa Migbodzi
  Perpertual Mensah Quaye
11 7
  Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
  Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
1   D Hany
  H Hosny
21 21
  J Abitty
  G Atipaka
11 8
1   D Hany
  H Hosny
16 16
  A Ebhomien Sunday
  P Orji
21 21
  A Ebhomien Sunday
  P Orji
21 21
  M Butler-Emmett
  E M De Villers
17 13
Section 2Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
3   A Allet
  K Dookhee
21 21
  X Arisa
  A J Degbey
8 8
3   A Allet
  K Dookhee
18 13
  A Y Christopher
  C Ibere
21 21
  E O D Loess
  A L N'Dia
4 6
  A Y Christopher
  C Ibere
w / o   A Y Christopher
  C Ibere
21 21
  B Apio
  B Awor

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
  R Ajima
  M Dare
12 8
  E Y Migbodzi
  P M Quaye
21 21   E Y Migbodzi
  P M Quaye
21 21
  M B Bokotsha
  K Odia
11 7
  E Y Migbodzi
  P M Quaye
w / o
  M Gaza
  K T Mudzamiri
  M Gaza
  K T Mudzamiri
w / o
4   J Leung For Sang
  G Mungrah
Section 4Edit
First Round Second Round Quarter-finals
  M De Beer
  J Scholtz
21 21
  G Mbabazi
  A Nakiyemba
15 8   M De Beer
  J Scholtz
21 21
  N Ahmed Youssri
  J Ashraf
13 13
  M De Beer
  J Scholtz
19 15
  D A Adesokan
  U D Ukeh
21 21
'  D A Adesokan
  U D Ukeh
w / o
2   H Bouksani
  L Mazri

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Final
          
1   Ahmed Salah
  Hadia Hosny
23 17 13
  Koceila Mammeri
  Linda Mazri
21 21 21
    Koceila Mammeri
  Linda Mazri
15 21 21
3   Enejoh Abah
  Peace Orji
21 16 18
3   Enejoh Abah
  Peace Orji
21 21
2   Adham Hatem Elgamal
  Doha Hany
15 12

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
1   A Salah
  H Hosny
21 21
  K V Amoussou
  R Adjima
8 10
1   A Salah
  H Hosny
21 21
  J Luo
  A Camille
19 17
  J Luo
  A Camille
21 21
  T Mathe
  K T Mudzamiri
6 9
1   A Salah
  H Hosny
21 21
  J Elliott
  M De Beer
12 9
5   A Zolobe
  L G Doulou
16 23 7
  T Oyewole
  X Arisa
21 21 21
  T Oyewole
  X Arisa
17 21 10
  J Elliott
  M De Beer
21 19 21
  D Mihigo
  M Namakoye
6 13
  Z Wapi
  M B Bokotsha
6 9   J Elliott
  M De Beer
21 21
  J Elliott
  M De Beer
21 21
Section 2Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
4   T Pultoo
  K Dookhee
12 22 21
  D Doe
  E Y Migbodzi
21 20 12
4   T Pultoo
  K Dookhee
22 8 21
  G Paul
  K Foo Kune
20 21 18
  S Noone
  E M De Villers
18 11
  G Paul
  K Foo Kune
21 21
4   T Pultoo
  K Dookhee
21 19
  K Mammeri
  L Mazri
23 21
6   K A Mope
  A Y Christopher
21 21
  A Abdelhakim
  J Ashraf
19 18
6   K A Mope
  A Y Christopher
14 17
  K Mammeri
  L Mazri
21 21
  C T R Assogba
  A J Degbey
15 7
  K Mammeri
  L Mazri
21 21   K Mammeri
  L Mazri
21 21
  H T Bello
  R Yakubu
17 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
  A A El-Khateeb
  N Ahmed Youssri
18 16
  D Sam
  J Abitty
21 21   D Sam
  J Abitty
16 21 22
  B Von Bodenstein
  J Scholtz
21 17 20
  D Sam
  J Abitty
10 21 21
  A Lubah
  A Allet
21 18 18
  A Lubah
  A Allet
21 21
8   O Ouedraogo
  E O D Loess
11 3
  D Sam
  J Abitty
21 6 3r
  R Snyman
  M Butler-Emmett
21 21 3   E Abah
  P Orji
17 21 13
  G S Degbe
  P L Y Vitou
7 13   R Snyman
  M Butler-Emmett
15 21 19
  C Paul
  L Bodha
21 19 21
  C Paul
  L Bodha
13 10
3   E Abah
  P Orji
21 21
  M O Baah
  P M Quaye
17 8
3   E Abah
  P Orji
21 21
Section 4Edit
First Round Second Round Third Round Quarter-finals
  I Wanagalya
  B Apio
21 21
  A J I Agnimel
  A L N'Dia
9 12   I Wanagalya
  B Apio
15 19
  I Minaphee
  Z D Alabi
21 21
  I Minaphee
  Z D Alabi
21 21
7   E Andrews
  G A Atipaka
11 16
  D Senono
  H Kobugabe
12 20
7   E Andrews
  G A Atipaka
21 22
  I Minaphee
  Z D Alabi
13 21 13
2   A H Elgamal
  D Hany
21 19 21
  A Issa
  M Dare
15 13
  P Kopolo