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

The 1978 edition of the Women's Handball Tournament of the African Games was the 1st, organized by the African Handball Confederation and played under the auspices of the International Handball Federation, the handball sport governing body. The tournament was held in Algiers, Algeria, contested by 6 national teams and won by Algeria.[1]

Handball at the 1978 All-Africa Games – Women's tournament
Tournament details
Host country Algeria
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Algeria (1st title)
Runner-up Cameroon
Third place Tunisia
Fourth place Ivory Coast
Tournament statistics
Matches11
Goals scored277 (25 per match)
Next

DrawEdit

Group A Group B

  Algeria
  Ivory Coast
  Nigeria

  Cameroon
  Egypt
  Tunisia

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Algeria   14 : 08   Nigeria
Algeria   17 : 13   Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast   15 : 13   Nigeria
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
  Algeria 2 2 0 0 31 21 +10 4 Advance to semi-finals
  Ivory Coast 2 1 0 1 28 30 −2 2
  Nigeria 2 0 0 2 21 29 −8 0 Relegated to 5th place classification

Group BEdit

Tunisia   12 : 04   Egypt
Cameroon   13 : 10   Egypt
Tunisia   13 : 13   Cameroon
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
  Tunisia 2 1 1 0 25 17 +8 3 Advance to semi-finals
  Cameroon 2 1 1 0 26 23 +3 3
  Egypt 2 0 0 2 14 25 −11 0 Relegated to 5th place classification

Knockout stageEdit

Fifth place
Nigeria   21 : 14   Egypt
Championship bracket
 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Algeria9
 
 
 
  Tunisia 8
 
  Algeria17
 
 
 
  Cameroon12
 
  Cameroon14
 
 
  Ivory Coast12
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Tunisia19
 
 
  Ivory Coast6

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Record
    Algeria 4–0
    Cameroon 2–1
    Tunisia 2–1
4   Ivory Coast 1–3
5   Nigeria 1–2
6   Egypt 0–3

AwardsEdit

 1978 All-Africa Games Women's Handball winner 
 
Algeria
1st title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women Handball III All Africa Games 1978 Alger (ALG) - 07 Winner Algeria". todor66.com. Retrieved 13 Jul 2016.

External linksEdit