2016 African Men's Handball Championship


The 2016 African Men's Handball Championship was the 22nd edition of the African Men's Handball Championship and held in Egypt from 21 to 30 January 2016. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

2016 African Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Egypt
Dates21–30 January
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Egypt (6th title)
Runner-up Tunisia
Third place Angola
Fourth place Algeria
Tournament statistics
Matches46
Goals scored2383 (51.8 per match)
Next

Egypt won their sixth title after defeating Tunisia 21–19, while Angola defeated Algeria 25–19 to capture the bronze medal.[2]

The win qualified Egypt for the Olympics, while runner-up Tunisia received a place in the Olympic Qualification Tournament.

Venue


Cairo
Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex
Capacity: 16,900

Qualified teams

CountryPrevious appearances in tournament1
 Algeria20 (1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Angola13 (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Cameroon12 (1974, 1976, 1979, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Congo17 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 DR Congo9 (1992, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Egypt19 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Gabon6 (2000, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Kenya1 (2004)
 Libya3 (2004, 2010, 2014)
 Morocco16 (1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Nigeria9 (1979, 1981, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014)
 Tunisia21 (1974, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italics indicates host.

Referees


7 couples were announced for the competition.[3]

Country Referees
 Benin Jonas Alyidi
Arseny Datundji
 Benin Akpasta Yao
Ajpeco Asinon
 DR Congo Sunguay Mobaity
Moya Koyachilis
 Egypt Mostefa Maamaly
Sami Abdelaziz
 Ivory Coast Mamado Diabite
Yalatema Coulibaly
 Senegal Abdallah Faye
Fadhel Diop
 Tunisia Ramzi Khenissi
Ismail Boualloucha

Squads


Preliminary round


The draw was held on 23 October 2015.[4][5]

All times are local (UTC+2).

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Egypt (H) 5 5 0 0 148 87 +61 10 Advanced to quarterfinals
2  Algeria 5 4 0 1 145 118 +27 8
3  Morocco 5 3 0 2 115 125 10 6
4  Cameroon 5 2 0 3 120 128 8 4
5  Nigeria 5 1 0 4 110 144 34 2 Advanced to 9–12th place semifinals
6  Gabon 5 0 0 5 115 151 36 0
Source: [citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host
21 January 2016
10:00
Cameroon  24–16  Nigeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(15–8)
21 January 2016
14:00
Gabon  23–29  Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(14–15)
21 January 2016
20:30
Algeria  18–22  Egypt Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(7–11)

22 January 2016
15:00
Gabon  24–35  Algeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Yannick 5 (14–19) Hamoud 7
  Report   
22 January 2016
18:00
Morocco  26–24  Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
Idir, Ouksir 7 (12–12) Chuala 7
   Report  
22 January 2016
19:00
Nigeria  20–34  Egypt Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Aminu 5 (9–16) Taha 6
  Report  

23 January 2016
16:00
Nigeria  31–30  Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
Talle 7 (16–13) Cherubin 7
  Report  
23 January 2016
17:00
Algeria  27–22  Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Daoud, Abdi 6 (15–10) Idir 8
  Report  
23 January 2016
19:00
Egypt  30–20  Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Abdelrahman 4 (17–10) Ebanga 4
   Report  

25 January 2016
13:00
Cameroon  27–34  Algeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(11–16)
25 January 2016
18:00
Morocco  25–20  Nigeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(14–10)
25 January 2016
19:00
Egypt  31–16  Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(13–7)

26 January 2016
13:00
Algeria  31–23  Nigeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(11–12)
26 January 2016
15:00
Cameroon  25–22  Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(10–10)
26 January 2016
19:00
Egypt  31–13  Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(19–7)

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Tunisia 5 5 0 0 187 96 +91 10 Advanced to quarterfinals
2  Angola 5 4 0 1 148 104 +44 8
3  DR Congo 5 3 0 2 131 143 12 6
4  Congo 5 1 1 3 130 142 12 3[lower-alpha 1]
5  Libya 5 1 1 3 103 122 19 3[lower-alpha 1] Advanced to 9–12th place semifinals
6  Kenya 5 0 0 5 102 194 92 0
Source: [citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
Notes:
  1. Congo 21–21 Libya
21 January 2016
09:00
Angola  42–16  Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(20–6)
21 January 2016
11:00
Tunisia  30–18  Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(16–7)
21 January 2016
12:00
Congo  29–30  DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(14–15)

22 January 2016
13:00
Libya  15–29  Angola Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
El Badri, Shafu 3 (8–12) Liandro 7
  Report  
22 January 2016
16:00
Kenya  19–34  Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
three players 3 (9–17) Ephrem 7
  Report  
22 January 2016
17:00
DR Congo  22–37  Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Eyanga, Tchitombi 4 (14–15) Amri 8
  Report   

23 January 2016
13:00
Tunisia  53–15  Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
Bhar 16 (24–8) Mathew, Ondara 3
  Report  
23 January 2016
15:00
Angola  28–26  Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(15–9)
23 January 2016
18:00
Libya  19–20  DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
four players 4 (11–10) Kiangebeni 6
 12×  Report  

25 January 2016
15:00
Angola  28–24  DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(20–13)
25 January 2016
16:00
Kenya  22–30  Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(11–19)
25 January 2016
17:00
Congo  20–44  Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(8–23)

26 January 2016
16:00
Congo  21–21  Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(6–11)
26 January 2016
17:00
Tunisia  23–21  Angola Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(10–13)
26 January 2016
18:00
DR Congo  35–30  Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(15–12)

Knockout stage


 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
27 January
 
 
 Egypt39
 
29 January
 
 Congo18
 
 Egypt25
 
27 January
 
 Angola15
 
 Angola22
 
30 January
 
 Morocco21
 
 Egypt21
 
27 January
 
 Tunisia19
 
 Algeria34
 
29 January
 
 DR Congo25
 
 Algeria18
 
27 January
 
 Tunisia27 Third place
 
 Tunisia24
 
30 January
 
 Cameroon20
 
 Angola24
 
 
 Algeria19
 
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
29 January
 
 
 Congo28
 
30 January
 
 Morocco36
 
 Morocco29
 
29 January
 
 Cameroon30
 
 DR Congo27
 
 
 Cameroon36
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 January
 
 
 Congo25
 
 
 DR Congo26
9th place bracket
 
9–12th place semifinalsNinth place
 
      
 
27 January
 
 
 Nigeria32
 
29 January
 
 Kenya23
 
 Nigeria26
 
27 January
 
 Libya28
 
 Libya29
 
 
 Gabon26
 
Eleventh place
 
 
29 January
 
 
 Kenya19
 
 
 Gabon38

Quarterfinals

27 January 2016
13:00
Angola  22–21  Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(9–9)

27 January 2016
15:00
Tunisia  24–20  Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(11–10)

27 January 2016
17:00
Algeria  34–25  DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(16–13)

27 January 2016
19:00
Egypt  39–18  Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(19–6)

9–12th place semifinals

27 January 2016
16:00
Libya  29–26  Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(12–12)

27 January 2016
18:00
Nigeria  32–23  Kenya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(16–11)

5–8th place semifinals

29 January 2016
16:00
Congo  28–36  Morocco Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(12–15)

29 January 2016
18:00
DR Congo  27–36  Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(15–18)

Semifinals

29 January 2016
17:30
Algeria  18–27  Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(9–13)

29 January 2016
20:00
Egypt  25–15  Angola Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(12–8)

Eleventh place game

29 January 2016
13:00
Kenya  19–38  Gabon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo

Ninth place game

29 January 2016
14:00
Nigeria  26–28  Libya Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo

Seventh place game

30 January 2016
12:00
Congo  25–26  DR Congo Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo

Fifth place game

30 January 2016
14:00
Morocco  29–30  Cameroon Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex Hall 2, Cairo
(13–17)

Third place game

30 January 2016
17:30
Angola  24–19  Algeria Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(10–8)

Final

30 January 2016
20:00
Egypt  21–19  Tunisia Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo
(9–10)

Final ranking


Legend for qualification type
Qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2017 World Championship
Qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics Qualification and the 2017 World Championship
Qualified for the 2017 World Championship
RankTeam
 Egypt
 Tunisia
 Angola
4 Algeria
5 Cameroon
6 Morocco
7 DR Congo
8 Congo
9 Libya
10 Nigeria
11 Gabon
12 Kenya

References


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  5. "Schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-11-30. Retrieved 2016-01-01.