Algeria men's national handball team
|Association||Algerian Handball Federation|
|Assistant coach||Hichem Boudrali|
|Appearances||4 (First in 1980)|
|Best result||10th (1980, 1984, 1988, 1996)|
|Appearances||15 (First in 1974)|
|Best result||13th (2001)|
|Appearances||23 (First in 1976)|
|Best result||1st (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1996, 2014)|
|Last updated on Unknown.|
Algeria became a great handball country from the 1970s when they were gold medalists twice in the African Games in 1973 and in 1978. In the beginning of the 1980s, the domination of Algeria in the African handball started when it won five consecutive African titles from 1981 to 1989. Algeria had participated in the World Handball Championship for 14 times, in the Olympic Gamess for 4 times.
Aziz Derouaz, the coach of Algeria team in the 1980s is the man who invented the Offensive-Defense style and practiced it for the first time in the 1982 World Handball Championship.
Many great players have made history of the Algerian handball such as Abdelkrim Bendjemil, Omar Azeb, Brahim Boudrali, Abdelkrim Hammiche, Mustapha Doballah, Abdeslam Benmaghsoula, Sofiane Elimam, Rédouane Aouachria, Djaffar Belhoucine, Mahmoud Bouanik, Abdeldjalil Bouanani, Salim Nedjel and many others.
|1967 Tunis||Did not enter|
|1971 İzmir||Tournament canceled|
|1975 Algiers||Third place||3rd of 5|
|1979 Split||Fifth place||5th of 7|
|1983 Casablanca||Runners-up||2nd of 8|
|1987 Latakia||Champions||1st of 8|
|1991 Athens||Fifth place||5th of 8|
|1993 Languedoc-Roussillon||Did not enter|
|1997 Bari||Seventh place||7th of 8|
|2001 Tunis||Seventh place||7th of 8|
|2005 Almería||Did not enter|
|2009 Pescara||Fifth place||5th of 9||4||2||1||1||135||87||+48|
|2013 Mersin||Ninth place||9th of 10||5||2||0||3||122||133||−10|
|2018 Tarragona||Seventh place||7th of 13||5||2||0||3||151||160||−9|
|2021 Oran||Qualified as hosts|
African University Games
- 1975 – Winners
World Confederations Cup
- 1998 – Winners
- 1988 – 2nd
- 2000 – Winners
Pan Arab Games
Islamic Solidarity Games
- 2005 – Gold
The squad for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship.
Head coach: Alain Portes
- Former logo
- "Mohamed-Aziz derouaz : Une notoriété mondialement reconnue". Horizons. B. Abdenour. 14 May 2010.
- "Alain Portes dévoile la liste finale des 20 joueurs" (in French). 11 January 2021. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
- "Team Roster Algeria" (PDF). ihf.info. 15 January 2021. Retrieved 18 January 2021.