African Handball Confederation


The African Handball Confederation, (acronym CAHB) referring to a (French: Confédération Africaine de Handball), is the administrative and controlling body for African team handball. Founded on 15 January 1973 after the 2nd All-Africa Games in Lagos (Nigeria), it represents the national handball associations of Africa under the supervision of the International Handball Federation (IHF).

African Handball Confederation
French: Confédération Africaine de Handball
Flag of the African Handball Confederation
AbbreviationCAHB
Formation15 January 1973; 48 years ago (1973-01-15)
Founded atLagos, Federal Republic of Nigeria
TypeContinental Sports Federation
PurposeDevelopment of Handball & Beach Handball in Africa
HeadquartersAbidjan, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Membership
52 Members
Official language
English & French
President
Dr. Mansourou Aremou
1st Vice-President
Medhat El-Beltagy
Secretary General
Charles Omboumahou
AffiliationsInternational Handball Federation, Association of African Sports Confederations
Websitewww.cahbonline.info

The CAHB headquarters is located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Its current President is the Dr. Mansourou Aremou from Benin. The motto of the organisation is Let's build African Handball together.

History


Old logo

The African Handball Confederation has been first continental confederation and with its 51 national federation. It is also the continental confederation with highest numbers of members within the IHF.

The founding congress took place on January 15, 1973, in Lagos, Nigeria during the 2nd All-Africa Games. It was attended by Alberto de San Roman (Spain), the Vice-President of the International Handball Federation. The committee, which had done all the preparation work, was awarded with executive functions within the confederation. Dr. Salem Nabil became President and Babacar Fall Secretary General.

Its headquarters is in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

CAHB Presidents


S. No.NameCountryTenure
1.Mr. Babacar Fall Senegal1973 – 1993
2.Dr. Nabil Salem Egypt1993 – 1996
3.Mr. Christophe Yapo Achy Ivory Coast1996 – 2008
4.Dr. Mansourou Aremou BeninSeptember 2008 – Till date

CAHB Secretary Generals


S. No.NameCountryTenure
1.Colonel Issa Ahmed Nigeria1973 – 1978
2.Mr. Christophe Yapo Achy Ivory Coast1978 – 1993
3.Mr. Ferdinand Kitsadi Zorrino Republic of the Congo1993 – 2000
4.Dr. Mansourou Aremou Benin2000 – 2008
5.Dr. Nicole Assele Gabon2008 – 2012
6.Mr. Charles Omboumahou Republic of the Congo2012 – Till date

CAHB Executive Committee


DesignationNameCountry
PresidentDr. Mansourou Aremou Benin
1st Vice-PresidentMr. Medhat El-Beltagy Egypt
2nd Vice-PresidentMr. Pedro Godinho Angola
Secretary GeneralMr. Charles Omboumahou Republic of the Congo
TreasurerMr. Auguste Dogbo Togo

CAHB Council


DesignationNameCountry
PresidentDr. Mansourou Aremou Benin
1st Vice-PresidentMr. Medhat El-Beltagy Egypt
2nd Vice-PresidentMr. Pedro Godinho Angola
Secretary GeneralMr. Charles Omboumahou Republic of the Congo
TreasurerMr. Auguste Dogbo Togo
Council MembersDr. François Gnamian Ivory Coast
Mr. Diouf Seydou Senegal
Mr. Habib Labane Algeria
President Zone 1Mr. Mourad Mestiri Tunisia
President Zone 2Mr. Camara Mamadouba Guinea
President Zone 3Mr. Alain Patrick Pare Burkina Faso
President Zone 4Mr. Amos Mbayo Kitenge Democratic Republic of the Congo
President Zone 5Mrs. Sheila Agonzibwa Richardson Uganda
President Zone 6Mrs. Ruth Saunders South Africa

CAHB Tournaments


Nations
Clubs

Title Holders


Nations

Competitions Current Champion Title
African Men's Handball Championship  Egypt (2020) 7th
African Women's Handball Championship  Angola (2021) 14th
African Men's Junior Handball Championship  Egypt (2018) 12th
African Women's Junior Handball Championship  Tunisia (2019) 1st
African Men's Youth Handball Championship  Egypt (2018) 6th
African Women's Youth Handball Championship  Egypt (2019) 3rd

Clubs

Competitions Current Champion Title
African Handball Champions League Zamalek (2019) 12th
African Handball Cup Winners' Cup ES Sahel (2019) 2nd
African Handball Super Cup Zamalek (2019) 6th
African Women's Handball Champions League 1º de Agosto (2019) 6th
African Women's Handball Cup Winners' Cup 1º de Agosto (2019) 4th
African Women's Handball Super Cup 1º de Agosto (2019) 5th

CAHB Members


Africa Handball Confederation's zones

Zone 1

Zone 2

Zone 3

Zone 4

Zone 5

Zone 6

Zone 7

Summer olympics record


Nation
1936

1972

1976

1980

1984

1988

1992

1996

2000

2004

2008

2012

2016

2020
Total
Men
 Algeria10/1212/1210/1210/12 4
 Egypt11/126/127/1212/1210/129/12 6
 Tunisia16/1610/128/1212/12 4
Total1111122111214
Women
 Angola7/89/109/1012/1210/128/12Q 6
 Republic of the Congo6/6 1
 Ivory Coast8/8 1
 Nigeria8/8 1
Total1111111119

World Championship record


Men
Team
1938

1954

1958

1961

1964

1967

1970

1974

1978

1982

1986

1990

1993

1995

1997

1999

2001

2003

2005

2007

2009

2011

2013

2015

2017


2019
Total
 Algeria15/1616/1616/1616/1616/2417/2415/2413/2418/2417/2419/2415/2417/2424/24 14
 Angola20/2421/2424/2423/24 4
 Egypt14/1612/166/246/247/244/2415/2414/2417/2414/2414/2416/2414/2413/248/24 15
 Morocco22/2423/2417/2422/2423/2420/24 6
 Nigeria23/24 1
 Tunisia15/1615/2416/2412/2410/2414/244/2411/2417/2420/2411/2415/2419/2412/24 14
Total1110111144544443333362
Women
Team
1957

1962

1965

1971

1973

1975

1978

1982

1986

1990

1993

1995

1997

1999

2001

2003

2005

2007

2009

2011

2013

2015

2017

2019
Total
 Algeria12/1219/2422/24 3
 Angola16/1616/1613/2015/2415/2413/2417/2416/247/2411/248/2416/2416/2419/24Q 15
 Cameroon22/2420/24 2
 Congo12/1222/2422/2417/2420/24 5
DR Congo20/2424/24Q 3
 Ivory Coast17/2014/2420/2421/2421/2418/2416/24 7
SenegalQ 1
 Tunisia12/1219/2418/2415/2414/2418/2417/2421/2424/24 9
Total1111123333334343342

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