2002 African Men's Handball Championship


The 2002 African Men's Handball Championship was the 15th edition of the African Men's Handball Championship, held in Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco, from 19 to 28 April 2002. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2003 World Championship in Portugal.[1]

2002 African Men's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Morocco
Dates19–28 April
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Tunisia (6th title)
Runner-up Algeria
Third place Egypt
Fourth place Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches28
Goals scored1315 (46.96 per match)
Next

Tunisia win their sixth title beating Algeria in the final game 25–22.

Qualified teams


Group stage


     Team advance to the knockout stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Morocco (H) 2 2 0 0 74 41 +33 4
 DR Congo 2 1 0 1 51 61 10 2
 Congo 2 0 0 2 43 70 27 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
19 April 2002 Morocco  36–23  DR Congo
(22–9)

21 April 2002 Congo  25–28  DR Congo
(16–10)

22 April 2002 Morocco  38–18  Congo
(17–9)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Algeria 2 2 0 0 61 45 +16 4
 Angola 2 1 0 1 57 57 0 2
 Ivory Coast 2 0 0 2 44 60 16 0
Source: [citation needed]
20 April 2002 Algeria  34–24  Angola
(16–11)

21 April 2002 Ivory Coast  23–33  Angola
(12–13)

22 April 2002 Algeria  27–21  Ivory Coast
(14–7)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 2 2 0 0 62 45 +17 4
 Nigeria 2 1 0 1 55 55 0 2
 Senegal 2 0 0 2 51 68 17 0
Source: [citation needed]
20 April 2002 Egypt  37–21  Senegal
(17–10)

21 April 2002 Nigeria  31–30  Senegal
(15–14)

22 April 2002 Egypt  25–24  Nigeria
(13–11)

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 2 2 0 0 63 32 +31 4
 Cameroon 2 1 0 1 55 55 0 2
 Gabon 2 0 0 2 51 68 17 0
Source: [citation needed]
20 April 2002 Tunisia  36–13  Gabon
(17–5)

21 April 2002 Cameroon  27–22  Gabon
(13–10)

22 April 2002 Tunisia  27–19  Cameroon
(12–9)

Knockout stage


 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
24 April –
 
 
 Morocco31
 
26 April –
 
 Angola17
 
 Morocco18
 
24 April –
 
 Algeria19
 
 Algeria25
 
28 April – Casablanca
 
 DR Congo15
 
 Algeria19
 
24 April –
 
 Tunisia25
 
 Egypt26
 
26 April –
 
 Cameroon11
 
 Egypt19
 
24 April –
 
 Tunisia25 Third place
 
 Tunisia29
 
27 April –
 
 Nigeria19
 
 Morocco35
 
 
 Egypt25
 
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
27 April –
 
 
 Cameroon28
 
28 April –
 
 Nigeria25
 
 Cameroon31
 
27 April –
 
 Angola30
 
 Angola32
 
 
 DR Congo28
 
Seventh place
 
 
28 April –
 
 
 Nigeria (w/o)
 
 
 DR Congo
9th place bracket
 
9–12th place semifinalsNinth place
 
      
 
25 April –
 
 
 Senegal29
 
26 April –
 
 Gabon20
 
 Senegal31
 
25 April –
 
 Ivory Coast19
 
 Ivory Coast23
 
 
 Congo19
 
Eleventh place
 
 
26 April –
 
 
 Gabon
 
 
 Congo (w/o)

Quarterfinals

24 April 2002 Algeria  25–15  DR Congo
(10–9)

24 April 2002 Tunisia  29–19  Nigeria
(18–9)

24 April 2002 Egypt  26–11  Cameroon
(11–5)

24 April 2002 Morocco  31–17  Angola
(16–7)

9–12th place semifinals

25 April 2002 Senegal  29–20  Gabon
(16–7)

25 April 2002 Ivory Coast  23–19  Congo
(12–9)

5–8th place semifinals

27 April 2002 Angola  32–28  DR Congo
(21–10)

27 April 2002 Cameroon  28–25  Nigeria
(12–14)

Semifinals

26 April 2002 Tunisia  25–19  Egypt
(12–10)

26 April 2002 Algeria  19–18  Morocco
(9–9)

Eleventh place game

26 April 2002 Congo  Walkover  Gabon

Gabon withdrew.

Ninth place game

26 April 2002 Senegal  31–19  Ivory Coast
(15–10)

Seventh place game

28 April 2002 Nigeria  Walkover  DR Congo

Congo withdrew.

Fifth place game

28 April 2002 Cameroon  31–30  Angola
(12–14)

Third place game

27 April 2002 Egypt  35–25  Morocco
(18–12)

Final

28 April 2002 Tunisia  25–19  Algeria
(13–12)

Final ranking


Qualified for the 2003 World Championship
RankTeam
 Tunisia
 Algeria
 Egypt
4 Morocco
5 Cameroon
6 Angola
7 Nigeria
8 DR Congo
9 Senegal
10 Ivory Coast
11 Congo
12 Gabon

References


  1. "Men Handball XV Africa Championship 2002 – Morocco". todor66.com. Todor Krastev. 26 November 2016.