Handball at the 1978 All-Africa Games – Men's tournament

The Handball events at the 1978 All-Africa Games were held in Algiers, Algeria on July 1978.[1] The competition included for the first time the women's event.

Handball at the 1978 All-Africa Games
Tournament details
Host country Algeria
DatesJuly 1978
Teams7
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Algeria (2nd title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Cameroon
Fourth place Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches23
Goals scored736 (32 per match)
Next

Egypt delegation protest and withdraw from the tournament and all the games due to the incident football match between Libya and Egypt in the football tournament.

Qualified teamsEdit

Zone Team
Hosts   Algeria
Zone I   Tunisia
Zone II   Senegal
Zone III   Ivory Coast (withdraw)
Zone IV   Benin
Zone V   Egypt
Zone VI   Cameroon
Zone VII   Madagascar

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

     Team advance to the knockout stage

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Algeria 2 2 0 0 48 31 +17 4
  Cameroon 2 1 0 1 37 41 −4 2
  Senegal 2 0 0 2 31 44 −13 0
  Ivory Coast (withdraw) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
... July 1978 Algeria   23–15   Senegal Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

... July 1978 Cameroon   21–16   Senegal Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

... July 1978 Algeria   25–16   Cameroon Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

Group BEdit

Madagascar progressed after Egypt withdrawal.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Tunisia 3 3 0 0 79 49 +30 6
  Egypt (withdraw) 3 2 0 1 46 30 +16 4
  Madagascar 3 1 0 2 36 43 −7 2
  Benin 3 0 0 3 43 82 −39 0
... July 1978 Madagascar   18–16   Benin Algiers
... July 1978 Tunisia   18–16   Egypt Algiers

... July 1978 Egypt   34–12   Benin Algiers
... July 1978 Tunisia   31–18   Madagascar Algiers

... July 1978 Tunisia   30–15   Benin Algiers
... July 1978 Egypt     Cameroon Algiers

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
.. July – Algiers
 
 
  Algeria28
 
.. July – Algiers
 
  Madagascar14
 
  Algeria20
 
.. July – Algiers
 
  Tunisia13
 
  Tunisia21
 
 
  Cameroon18
 
Third place
 
 
.. July – Algiers
 
 
  Madagascar20
 
 
  Cameroon36

SemifinalsEdit

... July 1978 Algeria   28–14   Madagascar Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

... July 1978 Tunisia   21–18   Cameroon Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

Third place matchEdit

... July 1978 Madagascar   20–36   Cameroon Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

FinalEdit

... July 1978 Algeria   20–13   Tunisia Hacène Harcha Arena, Algiers

Final standingEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts
    Algeria 4 4 0 0 8
    Tunisia 5 4 0 1 8
    Cameroon 4 2 0 2 4
4   Madagascar 5 1 0 4 2
5   Senegal 2 0 0 2 0
6   Benin 3 0 0 3 0
7   Egypt (W) 3 2 0 1 4
Source:[citation needed]
(W) Withdrew

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men Handball III All Africa Games - 1978 Algiers". todor66.com. Todor Krastev. September 21, 2017.