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 Olympic Games
and for World Handball Championship
. Started in 1974, it is the oldest continental handball competition. The current champions are Tunisia, who won the 2018 tournament
Only three countries have won the tournament. Tunisia, winner of the first edition, has won the title a record ten times. Algeria, with seven titles, and Egypt, with six titles, are the only two other teams to have won the competition. Read more...