Badminton Confederation of Africa

The Badminton Confederation Africa(BCA) (formerly known as Badminton Confederation of Africa ) is the governing body of badminton in Africa. It is one of the 5 continental bodies under the flag of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). It now has 42 member countries and 1 associate member.[2]

Badminton Confederation of Africa
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AbbreviationBCA
Formation31 August 1977
TypeSports federation
HeadquartersPretoria, Republic of South Africa
Membership
42 member associations
1 associate member
President
Seychelles Michel Bau[1]
Websitehttps://badmintonafrica.com/

HistoryEdit

Badminton Confederation of Africa was formed in 31 August 1977 as African Badminton Federation during a meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The meeting was attended by delegates from seven national organisations from Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia.[3]

Member associationsEdit

PresidentsEdit

No. Years Name
1 1977–1980   Willibard Kente
2 1980–? (interim)   Ramachandra Balasuperamaniam
?-2005 Unknown
3 2005–2010   Larry Keys[4]
4 2010 (interim)   Kabir Badamasuiy[5]
5 2011–2013   Dagmawit Girmay Berhane[6]
6 2013–2017   Larry Keys[7]
7 2017–2018   Danlami Senchi[8]
8 2018 (interim)   Amine Zoubiri[9]
9 2018–now   Michel Bau

TournamentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BCA COUNCIL 2017-2021". badmintonafrica.org. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Membership - BWF Corporate". BWF. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  3. ^ "History". badmintonafrica.org. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  4. ^ "ABF Council 2005 – 2009". badmintonafrica.org. Archived from the original on 19 December 2008.
  5. ^ Sachetat, Raphaël. "AFRICA – Resignation of President of African Confederation". Badzine. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Mrs Dagmawit Girmay BERHANE". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  7. ^ Zulu, Cecilia. "Chirwa gets Badminton Confederation of Africa position". Daily Mail Limited Zambia. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  8. ^ Ssenoga, Ian (22 May 2017). "Mugabi Elected Badminton Confederation Africa Vice President". Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Badminton - Michel Bau heads African badminton governing body". Seychelles Nation. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2020.

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