2004 African Men's Handball Championship


The 2004 African Men's Handball Championship was the 16th edition of the African Men's Handball Championship, held in Cairo, Egypt, from 8 to 18 April 2004. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2005 World Championship in Tunisia.[1]

2004 African Men's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Egypt
Dates8–18 April
Teams11 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)3 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (4th title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Angola
Fourth place Algeria
Tournament statistics
Matches50
Goals scored2842 (56.84 per match)
Next

Egypt win their fourth title beating Tunisia in the final game 31–28.

Qualified teams


First round


All times are local (UTC+2).

     Team advance to the second round

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Algeria 2 2 0 0 74 33 +41 4
 Cameroon 2 1 0 1 49 45 +4 2
 Kenya 2 0 0 2 40 85 45 0
 Ivory Coast (W) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: [citation needed]
(W) Withdrew
8 April 2004
16:00
Algeria  51–18  Kenya Media Hall, Cairo
(24–9)

9 April 2004
18:00
Cameroon  34–22  Kenya Media Hall, Cairo
(8–9)

10 April 2004
16:00
Algeria  23–15  Cameroon Media Hall, Cairo
(9–6)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt (H) 3 3 0 0 117 50 +67 6
 Morocco 3 2 0 1 84 78 +6 4
 DR Congo 3 1 0 2 68 100 32 2
 Congo 3 0 0 3 74 115 41 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
8 April 2004
16:00
Morocco  37–25  Congo Main Hall, Cairo
(15–13)
8 April 2004
20:00
Egypt  39–15  DR Congo Main Hall, Cairo
(19–7)

9 April 2004
17:00
Morocco  29–19  DR Congo Main Hall, Cairo
(13–10)
9 April 2004
19:00
Egypt  44–17  Congo Main Hall, Cairo
(20–6)

10 April 2004
17:00
DR Congo  34–32  Congo Main Hall, Cairo
(13–11)
10 April 2004
19:00
Egypt  34–18  Morocco Main Hall, Cairo
(17–7)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 3 3 0 0 107 64 +43 6
 Angola 3 2 0 1 77 73 +4 4
 Senegal 3 1 0 2 79 85 6 2
 Libya 3 0 0 3 57 98 41 0
Source: [citation needed]
8 April 2004
14:00
Angola  24–22  Senegal Police Union Hall, Cairo
(12–13)
8 April 2004
16:00
Tunisia  35–17  Libya Police Union Hall, Cairo
(19–7)

9 April 2004
17:00
Angola  32–17  Libya Police Union Hall, Cairo
(16–8)
9 April 2004
19:00
Tunisia  38–26  Senegal Police Union Hall, Cairo
(19–10)

10 April 2004
17:00
Senegal  31–23  Libya Police Union Hall, Cairo
(16–10)
8 April 2004
19:00
Tunisia  34–21  Angola Police Union Hall, Cairo
(18–11)

Second round


     Team advance to the knockout stage

Group E

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt (H) 2 2 0 0 71 45 +26 4
 Angola 2 1 0 1 53 61 8 2
 Cameroon 2 0 0 2 43 61 18 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
12 April 2004
19:00
Egypt  38–25  Angola Main Hall, Cairo
(15–11)

13 April 2004
19:00
Angola  28–23  Cameroon Main Hall, Cairo
(14–12)

14 April 2004
19:00
Egypt  33–20  Cameroon Main Hall, Cairo
(13–8)

Group F

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Tunisia 2 2 0 0 71 54 +17 4
 Algeria 2 1 0 1 60 50 +10 2
 Morocco 2 0 0 2 44 71 27 0
Source: [citation needed]
12 April 2004
19:00
Tunisia  39–26  Morocco Media Hall, Cairo
(23–14)

13 April 2004
19:00
Algeria  32–18  Morocco Media Hall, Cairo
(16–9)

14 April 2004
19:00
Tunisia  32–28  Algeria Media Hall, Cairo
(17–15)

Placement matches


Group 10–11th place

     Team took tenth place
     Team took eleventh place
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Congo 1 1 0 0 28 18 +10 2
 Libya 1 0 0 1 18 28 10 0
Source: [citation needed]
12 April 2004
15:00
Libya  18–28  Congo Media Hall, Cairo
(8–13)

Group 7–9th place

     Team took seventh place
     Team took the height place
     Team took ninth place
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Senegal 2 2 0 0 72 52 +20 4
 DR Congo 2 1 0 1 67 67 0 2
 Kenya 2 0 0 2 61 81 20 0
Source: [citation needed]
12 April 2004
17:00
Senegal  32–26  DR Congo Media Hall, Cairo
(15–14)

13 April 2004
14:00
DR Congo  41–35  Kenya Police Union Hall, Cairo
(17–20)

14 April 2004
14:00
Senegal  40–26  Kenya Police Union Hall, Cairo
(18–12)

Knockout stage


 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
16 April – Cairo
 
 
 Tunisia39
 
18 April – Cairo
 
 Angola35
 
 Tunisia28
 
16 April – Cairo
 
 Egypt31
 
 Egypt31
 
 
 Algeria24
 
Third place
 
 
17 April – Cairo
 
 
 Angola31
 
 
 Algeria30

Semifinals

16 April 2004
15:30
Tunisia  39–35  Angola
(17–18)

16 April 2004
19:00
Egypt  31–24  Algeria
(16–14)

Fifth place game

17 April 2004
13:00
Cameroon  36–30  Morocco
(20–11)

Third place game

17 April 2004
17:30
Angola  31–30  Algeria
(15–16)

Final

18 April 2004
18:00
Egypt  31–28  Tunisia
(20–12)

Final ranking


Qualified for the 2005 World Championship
Qualified for the 2005 World Championship as hosts
RankTeam
 Egypt
 Tunisia
 Angola
4 Algeria
5 Cameroon
6 Morocco
7 Senegal
8 DR Congo
9 Kenya
10 Congo
11 Libya

All Star Team

The All-star team and award winners were announced [2]

Position Player
Goalkeeper Hamada El-Ruby[3]
Right wing Sherif Moemen
Right back Ahmed El-Ahmar
Central back Oualid Ben Amor
Left back Angola
Left wing Belgacem Filah
Pivot Essam Kash[4]

Other awards

Award Player
Topscorer[2] Wissem Hmam
Sherif Moemen

References