1976 African Men's Handball Championship


The 1976 African Men's Handball Championship was the second edition of the African Men's Handball Championship, held in Algiers, Algeria, from 10 to 18 April 1976. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[1]

1976 African Men's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Algeria
Dates10–18 April
Teams7 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Tunisia (2nd title)
Runner-up Algeria
Third place Cameroon
Fourth place Togo
Tournament statistics
Matches12
Goals scored424 (35.33 per match)
Next

In the final, Tunisia won their second title to beat Egypt, however Egypt was disqualified and the hosts Algeria took second place.

Qualified teams


Venue


Algiers
Harcha Arena
Capacity: 5,000

Group stage


All times are local (UTC+1).

     Team advance to the final
     Team advance to the third place game

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 3 3 0 0 47 34 +13 6
 Algeria (H) 3 2 0 1 72 56 +16 4
 Togo 3 1 0 2 51 57 6 2
 Ivory Coast 3 0 0 3 42 65 23 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
10 April 1976
17:00
Togo  16–13  Ivory Coast Harcha Arena, Algiers
10 April 1976
19:30
Algeria  12–14  Tunisia Harcha Arena, Algiers

12 April 1976
18:00
Togo  11–13  Tunisia Harcha Arena, Algiers
12 April 1976
20:30
Algeria  29–18  Ivory Coast Harcha Arena, Algiers

14 April 1976
18:00
Tunisia  20–11  Ivory Coast Harcha Arena, Algiers
14 April 1976
20:30
Algeria  31–24  Togo Harcha Arena, Algiers

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 2 2 0 0 41 29 +12 4
 Cameroon 2 1 0 1 35 34 +1 2
 Senegal 2 0 0 2 33 46 13 0
 Morocco (W) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: [citation needed]
(W) Withdrew
11 April 1976
18:00
Egypt  18–12  Cameroon Harcha Arena, Algiers

13 April 1976
19:00
Egypt  23–17  Senegal Harcha Arena, Algiers

15 April 1976
19:00
Senegal  16–23  Cameroon Harcha Arena, Algiers

Knockout stage


Fifth place game

18 April 1976
15:00
Senegal  19–14  Togo Harcha Arena, Algiers

Third place game

18 April 1976
17:00
Algeria  24–17  Cameroon Harcha Arena, Algiers

Final

18 April 1976
19:00
Tunisia  15–14  Egypt Harcha Arena, Algiers

Final ranking


Egypt finished 2nd however it was disqualified. So Algeria third finished 2nd and Cameroon 3rd.

Team qualified for the 1976 Summer Olympics
RankTeam
 Tunisia
 Algeria
 Cameroon
4 Senegal
5 Togo
6 Ivory Coast
7 Egypt (disqualified)

References


  1. "Men Handball II Africa Championship 1976 Algeria". todor66.com. Todor Krastev. 26 November 2016.