1985 African Men's Handball Championship


The 1985 African Men's Handball Championship was the sixth edition of the African Men's Handball Championship,held in Luanda, Angola, from 14 to 23 September 1985. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 1986 World Championship in Switzerland.[1]

1985 African Men's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Angola
Dates14–23 September
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Algeria (3rd title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Congo
Fourth place Egypt
Next

In the final, Algeria win their third consecutive title beating Tunisia in the final game.

Qualified teams


Other teams intended to participate:

Group stage


     Team advance to the knockout stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Algeria 3 3 0 0 63 47 +16 6
 Tunisia 3 2 0 1 62 54 +8 4
 Nigeria 3 1 0 2 57 60 3 2
 Cameroon 3 0 0 3 53 74 21 0
Source: [citation needed]
15 September 1985 Algeria  15–11  Tunisia Luanda
15 September 1985 Nigeria  19–16  Cameroon Luanda

16 September 1985 Algeria  25–15  Cameroon Luanda
16 September 1985 Tunisia  21–17  Nigeria Luanda

17 September 1985 Algeria  23–21  Nigeria Luanda

18 September 1985 Tunisia  30–22  Cameroon Luanda

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Congo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Egypt 4 3 0 1 81 76 +5 6
 Angola (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Ivory Coast 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Senegal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
14 September 1985 Angola  27–21  Ivory Coast Luanda

15 September 1985 Egypt  23–15  Congo Luanda

16 September 1985 Congo  28–25  Senegal Luanda
16 September 1985 Egypt  18–17  Ivory Coast Luanda

18 September 1985 Egypt  24–22  Senegal Luanda

19 September 1985 Angola  22–16  Egypt Luanda

Knockout stage


 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
September – Luanda
 
 
 Congo
 
23 September – Luanda
 
 Tunisia
 
 Tunisia17
 
September – Luanda
 
 Algeria23
 
 Algeria24
 
 
 Egypt17
 
Third place
 
 
September – Luanda
 
 
 Congo
 
 
 Egypt

Semifinals

21 September 1985 Congo  17–19  Tunisia Luanda

21 September 1985 Algeria  24–17  Egypt Luanda

Third place game

23 September 1985 Congo   Egypt Luanda

Final

23 September 1985 Tunisia  17–23  Algeria Luanda

Final ranking


Team qualified for the 1986 World Championship
Team qualified for the 1987 World Men's Handball Championship Group B
RankTeam
 Algeria
 Tunisia
 Congo
4 Egypt
5 Angola
6 Ivory Coast
7 Nigeria
8 Cameroon
9 Senegal

References


  1. "Men Handball VI Africa Championship 1985 Angola". todor66.com. Todor Krastev. 26 November 2016.