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:
2018 African Women's Handball Championship
SportHandball
Founded1974
Inaugural season1974
ContinentAfrica (CAHB)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Angola (13th title)
Most titles Angola (13 titles)

Medal summary

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1974
Details

Tunisia

Tunisia
n/a
Senegal

Egypt
n/a
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

Ivory Coast

Cameroon

Tunisia
1987
Details

Morocco

Ivory Coast

Cameroon

Congo

Tunisia
1989
Details

Algeria

Angola
22–18
Ivory Coast

Congo

Algeria
1991
Details

Egypt

Nigeria

Angola

Congo

Algeria
1992
Details

Ivory Coast

Angola

Congo

Ivory Coast

Nigeria
1994
Details

Tunisia

Angola
24–18
Ivory Coast

Algeria

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
2020
Details

Cameroon
2022
Details

Senegal
2024
Details

Cape Verde

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

Medal count

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Angola131216
2 Congo44513
3 Tunisia35210
4 Ivory Coast25411
5 Nigeria1113
6 Cameroon0336
7 Senegal0202
8 Algeria0134
9 DR Congo0123
10 Egypt0011
Totals (10 nations)23232369

Participation details

Legend
Team
1974
(5)

1976
(7)

1979
(9)

1981
(7)

1983
(9)

1985
(9)

1987
(8)

1989
(6)

1991
(7)

1992
(8)

1994
(6)

1996
(7)

1998
(6)

2000
(8)

2002
(9)

2004
(8)

2006
(7)

2008
(8)

2010
(8)

2012
(10)

2014
(9)

2016
(8)

2018
(10)

2020
()
Years
 Algeria 5th3rd3rd5th7th4th4th5th3rd2nd6th4th6th4th4th4th6th8th 18
 Angola 7th6th5th5th1st2nd1st1st3rd1st1st1st1st1st1st1st1st3rd1st1st 20
 Benin 8th 1
 Cameroon 2nd3rd3rd2nd5th4th4th5th2nd5th7th7th5th7th3rd4thQ 17
 Congo 2nd1st1st1st1st3rd3rd3rd2nd4th4th2nd2nd6th5th3rd3rd5th6th5th4th5th 22
 DR Congo 8th8th7th6th5th8th3rd2nd8th3rd 10
 Egypt 3rd6th8th7th6th5th7th6th6th9th 10
 Gabon 9th9th7th8th7th7th8th 7
 Ghana 9th 1
 Guinea 8th7th7th 3
 Ivory Coast 7th4th4th4th2nd1st2nd6th3rd2nd1st3rd5th2nd3rd4th2nd3rd7th5th9th 21
 Morocco 8th9th10th10th 4
 Mozambique 6th5th 2
 Nigeria 6th6th3rd2nd4th1st4th5th 8
 Senegal 2nd5th8th5th6th7th8th6th××2nd 10
 South Africa 6th 1
 Tanzania 8th 1
 Togo 7th7th 2
 Tunisia 1st1st2nd5th6th4th6th7th6th3rd3rd4th2nd4th2nd2nd1st2nd6th 19
 Uganda 4th4th5th 3

Best player award

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

See also

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