African Badminton Championships

The African Badminton Championships is a tournament organized by the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) to crown the best badminton players in Africa. For the Team event there is the African Badminton Cup of Nations. This is not to be confused with the All African Games, the multi sports event, held every four years where badminton is included since 2003. This tournament established since 1979 where Kumasi, Ghana held the competition.[1] Kenyan men's and women's team emerged as the champion at the first edition.[2]

Previous winnersEdit

Year Venue Men's Singles Women's Singles Men's Doubles Women's Doubles Mixed Doubles Team
1979 Kumasi, Ghana   Kenya (Men's)
  Kenya (Women's)
1980 Mozambique
1982 Lagos, Nigeria   Nigeria (Men's)
  Nigeria (Women's)
  Nigeria (Mixed)
1984 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   Indira Bhikha
1992 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Eddy Clarisse   Lina Fourie   Anton Kriel
  Nico Meerholz
  Augusta Phillips
  Tracey Thompson
  Anton Kriel
  Lina Fourie
1994 Rose Hill, Mauritius
1996 Lagos, Nigeria   Agarawu Tunde   Obiageli Olorunsola   Danjuma Fatauchi
  Agarawu Tunde
  Obiageli Olorunsola
  Olamide Toyin Adebayo
  Kayode Akinsanya
  Obiageli Olorunsola
1998 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Eddy Clarisse   Lina Fourie   Johan Kleingeld
  Anton Kriel
  Lina Fourie
  Monique Ric-Hansen
  Anton Kriel
  Michelle Edwards
2000 Bauchi, Nigeria   Denis Constantin   Amrita Sawaram   Denis Constantin
  Eddy Clarisse
  Grace Daniel
  Miriam Sude
  Abimbola Odejoke
  Bridget Ibenero
  Mauritius
2002 Casablanca, Morocco   Abimbola Odejoke   Juliette Ah-Wan   Denis Constantin
  Stéphane Beeharry
  Michelle Edwards
  Chantal Botts
  Chris Dedman
  Antoinette Uys
  South Africa
2004 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Dotun Akinsaya   Michelle Edwards   Johan Kleingeld
  Chris Dednam
  Greg Okuonghae
  Grace Daniel
  South Africa
2006 Algiers, Algeria   Nabil Lasmari   Juliette Ah-Wan   Roelof Dednam
  Chris Dednam
  Michelle Edwards
  Stacey Doubell
  Georgie Cupidon
  Juliette Ah-Wan
  South Africa
2007 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Grace Daniel   Michelle Edwards
  Chantal Botts
  Seychelles
2008 Abuja, Nigeria Cancelled
2009 Nairobi, Kenya   Ola Fagbemi   Juliette Ah-Wan   Jinkan Ifraimu
  Ola Fagbemi
  Grace Daniel
  Mary Gideon
  Ola Fagbemi
  Grace Daniel
  South Africa
2010 Kampala, Uganda   Jinkan Ifraimu   Hadia Hosny   Michelle Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
  Dorian Lance James
  Michelle Edwards
  South Africa
2011 Marrakech, Morocco   Stacey Doubell   Dorian Lance James
  Willem Viljoen
  Willem Viljoen
  Annari Viljoen
  South Africa
2012 Addis Abeba, Ethiopia   Jacob Maliekal   Grace Gabriel   Dorian Lance James
  Michelle Edwards
2013 Rose Hill, Mauritius   Andries Malan
  Willem Viljoen
  Juliette Ah-Wan
  Allisen Camille
  Willem Viljoen
  Michelle Butler-Emmett
  South Africa
2014 Gaborone, Botswana   Kate Foo Kune   Kate Foo Kune
  Yeldy Louison
  South Africa
2015 The event was a part of 2015 African Games
2016 Not held
2017 Benoni, South Africa   Adel Hamek   Kate Foo Kune   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
  Michelle Butler-Emmett
  Jennifer Fry
  Andries Malan
  Jennifer Fry
  Egypt
2018 Algiers, Algeria   Georges Paul   M. Abderrahime Belarbi
  Adel Hamek
  Juliette Ah-Wan
  Allisen Camille
  Koceila Mammeri
  Linda Mazri
 
2019 Port Harcourt, Nigeria   Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori   Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
  Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
  Deborah Ukeh
  Nigeria
2020 Cairo, Egypt   Georges Paul   Kate Foo Kune   Doha Hany
  Hadia Hosny
  Adham Hatem Elgamal
  Doha Hany

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ L.C. Noi-Lartey (18 April 1979). "Sports Boss Intervenes". Daily Graphic: Issue 8,861. p. 15. Retrieved 29 April 2019. ...when the first All African Badminton Championships scheduled to take place at the Kumasi Technical Institute should start.
  2. ^ Addo-Twum, J. K. (24 April 1979). "Award for the Champs". Daily Graphic: Issue 8,866. p. 15. Retrieved 29 April 2019.

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