Egypt win Africa handball title

Egypt win Africa handball title

Egypt win Africa handball title

Photo courtesy of EGYPT2016

Egypt are the 2016 Africa  handball champions after winning the tournament held at their home soil in Cairo between January 21st and 31st. Egypt beat Tunisia 21-19 in the finals.

With the win , Egypt has therefore qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2017 International Handball Federation’s World Championships.

Tunisia still have a chance to qualify for the Rio bonanza through the final Olympics qualification tournament where they will face Poland, Macedonia and Chile on April 7-10 at a yet to be confirmed venue.

Additionally, Tunisia has made the grade to participate in the 2017 IHF World Championships. Third placed Angola has also booked a place at the 2017 World Championships. Angola defeated Algeria in the third place playoff 24-19.

Kenya finished the tournament in the last spot after failing to win a single match.

RANKING:

1. Egypt

2. Tunisia

3. Angola

4. Algeria

5. Cameroon

6. Morocco

7. DR Congo

8. Congo- Brazzaville

9. Libya

10. Nigeria

11. Gabon

12. Kenya

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