1979 African Women's Handball Championship

The 1979 African Women's Handball Championship was the third edition of the African Women's Handball Championship, held in Congo from 20 to 31 July 1979. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 1980 Summer Olympics qualifying tournament.

1979 African Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Congo
Dates20–31 July
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Congo (1st title)
Runner-up Cameroon
Third place Algeria
Fourth place Ivory Coast
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