African Women's Handball Championship

The African Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Africa, and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the African champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the Summer Olympics and For World Handball Championship.

African Women's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2021 African Women's Handball Championship
SportHandball
Founded1974
Inaugural season1974
ContinentAfrica (CAHB)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Angola (14th title)
Most titles Angola (14 titles)

SummaryEdit

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Second place Third place Score Fourth place
1974
Details
 
Tunisia
 
Tunisia
Round-robin  
Senegal
 
Egypt
Round-robin  
Uganda
1976
Details
 
Algeria
 
Tunisia
10–5  
Congo
 
Algeria
10–8  
Senegal
1979
Details
 
Congo
 
Congo
21–17  
Cameroon
 
Algeria
19–12  
Ivory Coast
1981
Details
 
Tunisia
 
Congo
11–10  
Tunisia
 
Nigeria
 
Ivory Coast
1983
Details
 
Egypt
 
Congo
27–14  
Nigeria
 
Cameroon
25–13  
Ivory Coast
1985
Details
 
Angola
 
Congo
22–18  
Ivory Coast
 
Cameroon
24–14  
Nigeria
1987
Details
 
Morocco
 
Ivory Coast
 
Cameroon
 
Congo
 
Tunisia
1989
Details
 
Algeria
 
Angola
22–18  
Ivory Coast
 
Congo
19–17  
Algeria
1991
Details
 
Egypt
 
Nigeria
 
Angola
 
Congo
 
Algeria
1992
Details
 
Ivory Coast
 
Angola
 
Congo
 
Ivory Coast
20–16
(OT)
 
Nigeria
1994
Details
 
Tunisia
 
Angola
24–18  
Ivory Coast
 
Algeria
20–13  
Congo
1996
Details
 
Benin
 
Ivory Coast
35–19  
Algeria
 
Angola
24–21  
Congo
1998
Details
 
South Africa
 
Angola
31–23  
Congo
 
Ivory Coast
30–28  
Cameroon
2000
Details
 
Algeria
 
Angola
30–21  
Congo
 
Tunisia
34–33  
Cameroon
2002
Details
 
Morocco
 
Angola
30–21  
Ivory Coast
 
Tunisia
31–20  
Algeria
2004
Details
 
Egypt
 
Angola
31–20  
Cameroon
 
Ivory Coast
24–22  
Tunisia
2006
Details
 
Tunisia
 
Angola
32–30  
Tunisia
 
Congo
22–15  
Ivory Coast
2008
Details
 
Angola
 
Angola
39–27  
Ivory Coast
 
Congo
30–25  
Tunisia
2010
Details
 
Egypt
 
Angola
31–30  
Tunisia
 
Ivory Coast
32–28  
Algeria
2012
Details
 
Morocco
 
Angola
26–24  
Tunisia
 
DR Congo
33–24  
Algeria
2014
Details
 
Algeria
 
Tunisia
23–20  
DR Congo
 
Angola
30–22  
Algeria
2016
Details
 
Angola
 
Angola
36–17  
Tunisia
 
Cameroon
Awarded  
Congo
2018
Details
 
Congo
 
Angola
19–14  
Senegal
 
DR Congo
33–22  
Cameroon
2021
Details
 
Cameroon
 
Angola
25–15  
Cameroon
 
Tunisia
22–17  
Congo
2022
Details
 
Senegal
2024
Details
 
Cape Verde

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Angola141217
2  Congo44513
3  Tunisia35311
4  Ivory Coast25411
5  Nigeria1113
6  Cameroon0437
7  Senegal0202
8  Algeria0134
9  DR Congo0123
10  Egypt0011
Totals (10 nations)24242472

Participating nationsEdit

Legend
Team  
1974
 
1976
 
1979
 
1981
 
1983
 
1985
 
1987
 
1989
 
1991
 
1992
 
1994
 
1996
 
1998
 
2000
 
2002
 
2004
 
2006
 
2008
 
2010
 
2012
 
2014
 
2016
 
2018
 
2021
Years
  Algeria 3rd 3rd 5th 7th 4th 4th 5th 3rd 2nd 6th 4th 6th 4th 4th 4th 6th 8th •• 17
  Angola 7th 6th 5th 5th 1st 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 1st 1st 21
  Benin 8th 1
  Cameroon 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 5th 4th 4th 5th 2nd 5th 7th 7th 5th 7th 3rd 4th 2nd 17
  Cape Verde 9th 1
  Congo 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 6th 5th 3rd 3rd 5th 6th 5th 4th 5th 4th 23
  DR Congo 8th 8th 7th 6th 5th 8th 3rd 2nd 8th 3rd 6th 11
  Egypt 3rd 6th 8th 7th 6th 5th 7th 6th 6th 9th 10
  Gabon 9th 9th 7th 8th 7th 7th 8th 7
  Ghana 9th 1
  Guinea 8th 7th 7th 7th 4
  Ivory Coast 7th 4th 4th 4th 2nd 1st 2nd 6th 3rd 2nd 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 3rd 4th 2nd 3rd 7th 5th 9th 21
  Kenya 10th 1
  Madagascar 11th 1
  Morocco 8th 9th 10th 10th 4
  Mozambique 6th 5th 2
  Nigeria 6th 6th 3rd 2nd 4th 1st 4th 5th 8th 9
  Senegal 2nd 5th 8th 5th 6th 7th 8th 6th ×× 2nd 5th 11
  South Africa 6th 1
  Tanzania 8th 1
  Togo 7th 7th 2
  Tunisia 1st 1st 2nd 5th 6th 4th 6th 7th 6th 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 6th 3rd 20
  Uganda 4th 4th 5th 3
Total 4 7 9 7 9 9 8 6 7 8 6 7 6 8 9 8 7 8 8 10 8 9 10 11

Best player awardEdit

Year Award Winner
2004   Nair Almeida
2006  
2008   Nair Almeida
2010   Mouna Chebbah
2012   Mouna Chebbah
2014
2016   Natália Bernardo
2018   Albertina Kassoma

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit