Field hockey at the African Games


Field hockey has been an African Games event since the fourth edition in 1987 in Nairobi, Kenya. It last featured on the games programme in 2003.

Field hockey at the African Games
Most recent season or competition:
Field hockey at the 2003 All-Africa Games
FormerlyField hockey at the All-Africa Games
SportField hockey
Founded1987
ContinentAfrica (AfHF)
Most recent
champion(s)
M:  Egypt (2nd title)
W:  South Africa (3rd title)
Most titlesM:  Egypt &  South Africa (2 titles)
W:  South Africa (3 titles)

Men's tournament


Results

Year Host Final Third place match Number of teams
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1987
Details
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya
Round-robin
Zimbabwe

Nigeria
Round-robin
Egypt
7
1991
Details
Cairo, Egypt
Egypt
Round-robin
Kenya

Zimbabwe
Round-robin
Ghana
5
1995
Details
Harare, Zimbabwe
South Africa
Round-robin
Egypt

Kenya
Round-robin
Zimbabwe
6
1999
Details
Johannesburg, South Africa
South Africa
Round-robin
Egypt

Kenya
Round-robin
Zimbabwe
6
2003
Details
Abuja, Nigeria
Egypt
3–2 (a.e.t.)
South Africa

Ghana
2–1
Nigeria
5

Summary

Team Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal Fourth place
 Egypt 2 (1991*, 2003) 2 (1995, 1999) 1 (1987)
 South Africa 2 (1995, 1999*) 1 (2003)
 Kenya 1 (1987*) 1 (1991) 2 (1995, 1999)
 Zimbabwe 1 (1987) 1 (1991) 2 (1995*, 1999)
 Ghana 1 (2003) 1 (1991)
 Nigeria 1 (1987) 1 (2003*)
* = hosts

Team appearances

Team
1987

1991

1995

1999

2003
Total
 Egypt4th1st2nd2nd1st5
 Ghana5th4th5th3rd4
 Kenya1st2nd3rd3rd4
 Malawi6th1
 Namibia5th1
 Nigeria3rd5th6th4th4
 South Africa1st1st2nd3
 Tanzania6th1
 Zambia7th1
 Zimbabwe2nd3rd4th4th5th5
Total75665

Women's tournament


Results

Year Host Final Third place match Number of teams
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1995
Details
Harare, Zimbabwe
South Africa
Round-robin
Zimbabwe

Kenya
Round-robin
Namibia
6
1999
Details
Johannesburg, South Africa
South Africa
8–0
Zimbabwe

Kenya
3–2
Namibia
4
2003
Details
Abuja, Nigeria
South Africa
10–0
Nigeria

Kenya
2–1
Ghana
6

Summary

Team Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal Fourth place
 South Africa 3 (1995, 1999*, 2003)
 Zimbabwe 2 (1995*, 1999)
 Nigeria 1 (2003*)
 Kenya 3 (1995, 1999, 2003)
 Namibia 2 (1995, 1999)
 Ghana 1 (2003)
* = hosts

Team appearances

Team
1995

1999

2003
Total
 Ghana6th4th2
 Kenya3rd3rd3rd3
 Namibia4th4th6th3
 Nigeria5th2nd2
 South Africa1st1st1st3
 Zimbabwe2nd2nd5th3
Total646

Medal table


Total

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Africa (RSA)5106
2 Egypt (EGY)2204
3 Kenya (KEN)1157
4 Zimbabwe (ZIM)0314
5 Nigeria (NGR)0112
6 Ghana (GHA)0011
Totals (6 nations)88824

Men

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Egypt2204
2 South Africa2103
3 Kenya1124
4 Zimbabwe0112
5 Ghana0011
 Nigeria0011
Totals (6 nations)55515

Women

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Africa3003
2 Zimbabwe0202
3 Nigeria0101
4 Kenya0033
Totals (4 nations)3339

See also